Waistcoat (France), 1780–95
This is a Waistcoat. It is dated 1780–95 and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is silk, linen and its technique is chain stitch embroidery made with a hook using 12 colors of silk, on silk plain weave. back: linen plain weave. 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.
Its dimensions are
H x W: 66 x 50.2 cm (26 x 19 3/4 in.)
Cite this object as
Waistcoat (France), 1780–95; Previously owned by George Saville Seligman ; silk, linen; H x W: 66 x 50.2 cm (26 x 19 3/4 in.); Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf; 1962-54-55