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Object Number: 
ca. 1760
Wool, linen
Overall: 34 1/2 x 26 in. ( 87.6 x 66 cm )
Red wool waistcoat with heavy gold silk and metalic floral garland embroidery along V-neck, garment opening, base, on and below ogee pockets; thirteen gold foil and embroidery covered buttons down the front and four beneath each pocket; lined with natural linen.
Gallery Label: 
This waistcoat belonged to James De Lancey (1703-1760), lieutenant-governor of New York from 1753-1760.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lawrence Timpson
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group