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Waistcoat Front (France)

This is a Waistcoat front. It is dated mid-18th century and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is silk and its technique is chain stitch embroidery on satin 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: 73 x 25 cm (28 3/4 x 9 13/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Waistcoat Front (France); silk; H x W: 73 x 25 cm (28 3/4 x 9 13/16 in.); Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf; 1962-54-54-a,b

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