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Waistcoat, late 18th century

This is a Waistcoat. It is dated late 18th century and we acquired it in 1973. Its medium is silk, metallic yarns and its technique is compound weave with discontinuous supplementary weft (brocade), embroidered. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mr. Richard V. Hare. It is credited Gift of Richard V. Hare.

Its dimensions are

H x W (each front): 73.7 × 41.3 cm (29 × 16 1/4 in.)

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Waistcoat, late 18th century; silk, metallic yarns; H x W (each front): 73.7 × 41.3 cm (29 × 16 1/4 in.); Gift of Richard V. Hare; 1973-82-2-a,b

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