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Waistcoat

A work made of silk, damask weave; embroidered with gilt frisé, gilt strips wound around a silk fibre core in couching over silk floss covered cardboard, couching and straight stitches; lined in silk, plain weave.
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  • A work made of silk, damask weave; embroidered with gilt frisé, gilt strips wound around a silk fibre core in couching over silk floss covered cardboard, couching and straight stitches; lined in silk, plain weave.

Date:

1701/25

Artist:

France or England

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Title

Waistcoat

Origin

France

Date

Made 1701–1725

Medium

Silk, damask weave; embroidered with gilt frisé, gilt strips wound around a silk fibre core in couching over silk floss covered cardboard, couching and straight stitches; lined in silk, plain weave

Dimensions

77.8 × 113.8 cm (30 5/8 × 44 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. A. W. Wickett

Reference Number

1932.1109

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