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Waistcoat

A work made of silk, warp-faced plain weave; embroidered with silk floss in satin, long and short, outline, and straight stitches; satin stitch over stiff paper circles; slanting satin stitch border; block shading; lined with cotton, plain weave.
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  • A work made of silk, warp-faced plain weave; embroidered with silk floss in satin, long and short, outline, and straight stitches; satin stitch over stiff paper circles; slanting satin stitch border; block shading; lined with cotton, plain weave.

Date:

1750/1800

Artist:

France

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Waistcoat

Date

Made 1750–1800

Medium

Silk, warp-faced plain weave; embroidered with silk floss in satin, long and short, outline, and straight stitches; satin stitch over stiff paper circles; slanting satin stitch border; block shading; lined with cotton, plain weave

Dimensions

A (proper left): 66.7 × 38.1 cm (26 1/4 × 15 1/4 in.) B (proper right): 66 × 40.6 cm (26 × 16 in.) Overall: 66.4 × 75.9 cm (26 1/8 × 29 7/8 in.) Chest circumference: 88 cm (34 5/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Catherine Oglesby

Reference Number

1949.943a-b

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