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Waistcoat (France)

This is a Waistcoat. It is dated ca. 1790 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is silk, linen back and its technique is embroidered on satin weave, plain weave back. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Clyde Fitch. It is credited Gift of Clyde Fitch.

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Waistcoat (France); silk, linen back; Gift of Clyde Fitch; 1901-7-1

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