Waistcoat fronts

Medium: silk, metal, sequins Technique: embroidery using coils of gold colored wire and sequins on a plain weave foundation with continuous supplementary metallic wefts in a twill binding | 1765-1780

Unknown Maker

Two waistcoat fronts of cloth of silver with gold metallic threads. The fronts are embroidered with an all-over pattern of gold sequins; a narrow band of embroidery follows the center front and lower edges, and the pocket area is decorated with embro...
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