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Waistcoat Front (France)

This is a Waistcoat front. It is dated 1780–95 and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is silk, metal-wrapped silk, metal wire, paillettes, paste jewels and its technique is embroidery using satin, stem and knot stitches on plain weave. 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: 66 x 26 cm (26 x 10 1/4 in.)

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Waistcoat Front (France); silk, metal-wrapped silk, metal wire, paillettes, paste jewels; H x W: 66 x 26 cm (26 x 10 1/4 in.); Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf; 1962-54-36-a

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