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Waistcoat Fronts (France)

This is a Waistcoat fronts. It is dated 1740–50 and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is silk, metal thread and its technique is supplementary warp floats and discontinuous supplementary wefts (brocading) in plain weave foundation. 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 (each front): 93 x 44.1 cm (36 5/8 x 17 3/8 in.)

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Waistcoat Fronts (France); silk, metal thread; H x W (each front): 93 x 44.1 cm (36 5/8 x 17 3/8 in.); Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf; 1962-54-6-a,b

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