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Waistcoat

Child's waistcoat

Probably French
mid-18th century


Dimensions

51 cm (20 1/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .51 from the shoulder to the bottom of the garment

Accession Number

01.7261

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Light blue satin; the buttonholes are trimmed with silver gimp. Lined with white linen and white silk. Worn by the donor’s great grandfather, Joshua Green, at his graduation from Harvard College, in 1749.

Provenance

Worn by the donor's great grandfather, Joshua Green, at his graduation from Harvard College, in 1749.

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Samuel Abbott Green