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1962

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Breeches (France)

This is a Breeches. It is dated 1750–1800 and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is silk velvet, metal thread and its technique is embroidered. 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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Breeches (France); silk velvet, metal thread; Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf; 1962-54-58-b

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