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Waistcoat (France)

This is a Waistcoat. It is dated ca. 1780 and we acquired it in 1957. Its medium is silk, metallic thread and its technique is embroidered, plain and twill weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Richard Cranch Greenleaf (American, 1887–1961).

Its dimensions are

H x W: 77 x 51 cm (30 5/16 x 20 1/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Waistcoat (France); silk, metallic thread; H x W: 77 x 51 cm (30 5/16 x 20 1/16 in.); 1957-67-1

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