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Waistcoat (France), ca. 1810

This is a Waistcoat. It is dated ca. 1810 and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is silk, polychrome plate-printed silk, plain weave tape, silk and metallic twill tape, sequins, on silk and its technique is embroidered in satin, stem and knot stitches, appliquéd satin weave medallions, long floating stitches of metal- wrapped silk, 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: 48 × 25 cm (18 7/8 × 9 13/16 in.)

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Waistcoat (France), ca. 1810; Previously owned by George Saville Seligman ; silk, polychrome plate-printed silk, plain weave tape, silk and metallic twill tape, sequins, on silk; H x W: 48 × 25 cm (18 7/8 × 9 13/16 in.); Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf; 1962-54-52

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