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Waistcoat (probably Italy), 1750–70

This is a Waistcoat. It is dated 1750–70 and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is silk, metal-wrapped threads with silk core, metallic sequins and its technique is four metallic gold yarns couched on silk plain weave moiré; sequins sewn on; couching has been done over paper padding. 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.

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Its dimensions are

H x W (each front): 88.9 × 41.9 cm (35 × 16 1/2 in.)

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Waistcoat (probably Italy), 1750–70; silk, metal-wrapped threads with silk core, metallic sequins; H x W (each front): 88.9 × 41.9 cm (35 × 16 1/2 in.); Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf; 1962-54-3-a,b

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