The suit has extraordinary details and workmanship. Everything about the waistcoat is astonishing. 4 patch pockets on such a relatively formal suit is a wonderful idea. I love the asymmetric flaps on the lower pockets.
Cream shantung silk, made by Stadler & Stadler, one of the so-called “New York Twelve” top tailors of the 1920s and '30s. (The other eleven were H. Harris, Wetzel, Twyeffort, Bernard Weatherill, Emsley, Schanz, F.L. Dunne, Dunhill Tailors, Rosenthal-Maretz, Earl Benham, and Pat Sylvestri.)