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1962

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Waistcoat (England), 1770–80

This is a Waistcoat. It is dated 1770–80 and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is silk and its technique is embroidered in satin, stem, and chain stitches (made with a tambour hook) on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled English Flowers in Fashion.

This object was bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf and catalogued by Alice Baldwin Beer. It is credited Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 76.8 × 63.5 cm (30 1/4 × 25 in.)

Cite this object as

Waistcoat (England), 1770–80; silk; H x W: 76.8 × 63.5 cm (30 1/4 × 25 in.); Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf; 1962-54-21

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