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Waistcoat, late 18th century

This is a Waistcoat. It is dated late 18th century and we acquired it in 1937. Its medium is silk embroidery on silk foundation and its technique is embroidered in satin stitches on twill weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Montgomery Hare. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Montgomery Hare.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 59.7 × 50.8 cm (23 1/2 in. × 20 in.)

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Waistcoat, late 18th century; silk embroidery on silk foundation; H x W: 59.7 × 50.8 cm (23 1/2 in. × 20 in.); Gift of Mrs. Montgomery Hare; 1937-55-1

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