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Vest (Greece), 19th century

This is a Vest. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is silk and metallic embroidery on wool foundation and its technique is embroidered in appliqué on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mary H. Ward. It is credited Gift of Mary H. Ward.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 74.9 x 54 cm (29 1/2 x 21 1/4 in.)

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Vest (Greece), 19th century; silk and metallic embroidery on wool foundation; H x W: 74.9 x 54 cm (29 1/2 x 21 1/4 in.); Gift of Mary H. Ward; 1931-20-8

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