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Waistcoat Fronts (France)

This is a Waistcoat fronts. We acquired it in 1962. Its medium is silk, metal, sequins and its technique is embroidery using coils of gold colored wire and sequins on a plain weave foundation with continuous supplementary metallic wefts in a twill binding. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf (American, 1887–1961).

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Waistcoat Fronts (France); silk, metal, sequins; 1962-54-9-a,b

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18445319/ |title=Waistcoat Fronts (France) |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=17 July 2019 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>