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White canvas tent-stitch embroidered with polychrome silk pastoral vignettes (swan, flower basket, horse, house, woman with donkey, center wreath with initial "R" flanked by floral sprays, man on horseback, peacock, bouquet, sheep and dog). Elasticized kid strap with buttonhole at one end,...

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Provenance

Purchased by donor in 1928.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, 1800–30

Object Place

France

Dimensions

75.7 x 5.5 cm (29 13/16 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.2006a

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave with silk embroidery, cotton figure woven tape, leather, metal and metal springs, and silk taffeta ribbon

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes