Waistcoat fronts

Medium: silk Technique: chain stitch embroidery on satin weave | late 18th century

Unknown Maker

Gentleman's waistcoat fronts, connected by a low standing collar, are embroidered in multicolored naturalistic flower sprays. Waistcoat is straight across the bottom with straight pocket flaps.

Credit: Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory o...
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