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Waistcoat

This is a Waistcoat. It is dated 1765–1780 and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is silk, metal threads, sequins, paste jewels and its technique is satin weave, embroidered with silk and metal threads. 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.

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Waistcoat; silk, metal threads, sequins, paste jewels; Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf; 1962-54-29

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