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Waistcoat (France), 1795

This is a Waistcoat. It is dated 1795 and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is silk fronts, linen back and its technique is printed by engraved copperplate on 7&1 satin foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf (American, 1887–1961). It is credited Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 62.2 x 53.3 cm (24 1/2 x 21 in.)

Cite this object as

Waistcoat (France), 1795; Previously owned by George Saville Seligman ; silk fronts, linen back; H x W: 62.2 x 53.3 cm (24 1/2 x 21 in.); Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf; 1962-54-16

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