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Waistcoat Fronts (France)

This is a Waistcoat fronts. It is dated ca. 1760 and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is silk, metal wire, sequins, paste jewels and its technique is embroidery using satin, stem and knot stitches on 7&1 satin weave. 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: 77 x 28 cm (30 5/16 x 11 in.)

Cite this object as

Waistcoat Fronts (France); Previously owned by George Saville Seligman ; silk, metal wire, sequins, paste jewels; H x W: 77 x 28 cm (30 5/16 x 11 in.); Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf; 1962-54-25-a,b

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