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1903

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Waistcoat Fronts (France)

This is a Waistcoat fronts. It is dated late 18th century and we acquired it in 1903. Its medium is silk, silver foil wrapped around a silk core, metallic sequins and tinsel and its technique is embroidery on twill weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mrs. George B. McClellan.

Its dimensions are

H x W (a): 66 × 40 cm (26 × 15 3/4 in.) H x W (b): 67.9 × 40.6 cm (26 3/4 in. × 16 in.)

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Waistcoat Fronts (France); silk, silver foil wrapped around a silk core, metallic sequins and tinsel; H x W (a): 66 × 40 cm (26 × 15 3/4 in.) H x W (b): 67.9 × 40.6 cm (26 3/4 in. × 16 in.); 1903-15-3-a,b

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