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Waistcoat Fragments (France)

This is a Waistcoat fragments. It is dated 1770–80 and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is silk, sequins (paillettes), false jewels and 3 kinds of metal-wrapped silk, on silk and its technique is embroidered with satin and stem stitch, appliquéd 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: 75 × 35 cm (29 1/2 × 13 3/4 in.)

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Waistcoat Fragments (France); silk, sequins (paillettes), false jewels and 3 kinds of metal-wrapped silk, on silk; H x W: 75 × 35 cm (29 1/2 × 13 3/4 in.); Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf; 1962-54-26-a,b

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