Featured is a short 18th century Renaissance vest made of a woven solid red. 10 antique bronze shank buttons adorn the front of the waistcoat. Back is a black linen with a matching sash and is lined with a poly/cotton blend. The back sash keeps it snug over a shirt. The waistcoat is a staple for any musketeer, privateer, pirate or colonial wanting to make a show and can be worn alone or with many other styles of costume historical clothing.
This late 1600's to early 1700's aesthetic clothing was meant to be worn under a coat but definitely not limited to. Popular during the Golden age of piracy. Whether you're looking to dress as a pirate, colonial settler, or even a musketeer, this piece is a great start to an extravagant adventure. This vest is sure to find a lasting place within your kit or renaissance costume. Measurements (these are estimated finished garment lengths and may vary slightly). Handcrafted from beginning to end in our home port of Virginia.
Difference in back length to front length is approximately 4.5".
Spot clean or dry cleaning recommended.
This item is ready to ship in this exact size/length/color.