Waistcoat (France), 1780–90
This is a Waistcoat. It is dated 1780–90 and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is silk and its technique is embroidery using satin, stem and knot stitches in fourteen colors on silk 7&1 satin foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.
This object was
Richard Cranch Greenleaf (American, 1887–1961).
It is credited
Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf.
Cite this object as
Waistcoat (France), 1780–90; Previously owned by George Saville Seligman ; silk; Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf; 1962-54-48