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Waistcoat

French
Third quarter of 18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

66 cm (26 in.); Legacy dimension: .66 from the top of the collar to the bottom of the garment.

Accession Number

01.7262

Medium or Technique

Wool, velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Green satin ground on which is a design of flowers, etc. Of green cut and uncut velvet. The back is made of homespun woolen cloth. Lined with two shades of coarse green woolen cloth. Worn by the grandfather of the donor at his graduation from Harvard College in 1784.

Provenance

Worn by the grandfather of the donor at his graduation from Harvard College in 1784.

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Samuel Abbott Green