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Not on display. Research Application
Call #:
1990.36.15
Title:
Unmade Waistcoat
Collection type:
Museum
Author/Creator :
  • maker not researched
  • Date:
    ca. 1795
    Object type:
    10: Unclassifiable Artifacts; Artifact Remnant; Cloth Fragment
    Materials:
    cotton dimity
    metal sequins
    metal thread
    Place of production/origin:
    United States, Rhode Island, Providence
    Description:
    Cream dimity with pattern in sequins and embroidered metal thread to make a waistcoat, design of vest front and lapels applied in brilliants.
    Dimensions:
    Height:26.25 in x Width:29.75 in
    Research Notes:
    A John Brown family textile
    Provenance:
    Estate of Norman Herreshoff
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