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Waistcoat

A work made of linen, twill weave; embroidered with linen floss in satin and stem stitches; french knots; buttons covered with six-star lace fillings finished at edges with arrangement of overlapping stitches resembling continuous tailor's tacks; lined with linen, plain weave.
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  • A work made of linen, twill weave; embroidered with linen floss in satin and stem stitches; french knots; buttons covered with six-star lace fillings finished at edges with arrangement of overlapping stitches resembling continuous tailor's tacks; lined with linen, plain weave.

Date:

1775/1800

Artist:

France

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Title

Waistcoat

Origin

France

Date

Made 1775–1800

Medium

Linen, twill weave; embroidered with linen floss in satin and stem stitches; French knots; buttons covered with six-star lace fillings finished at edges with arrangement of overlapping stitches resembling continuous tailor's tacks; lined with linen, plain weave

Dimensions

52.9 × 45.9 cm (20 7/8 × 18 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Emily Crane Chadbourne

Reference Number

1923.1671

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