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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.
This waistcoat belonged to James De Lancey (1703-1760), lieutenant-governor of New York from 1753-1760.
Gift of Lawrence Timpson
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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