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Cut velvet, brocaded silk, silver; gilt silver yarn.

Provenance

Dr. Albert Figdor (b. 1843 - d. 1927), Vienna; June 11-13, 1930, posthumous Figdor sale, Paul Cassirer, Berlin, lot 58, sold for M 65,000 to Adolfo Loewi, Venice; sold by Loewi to Baron Thyssen, Lugano; sold by Thyssen to Henri Heilbronner (dealer), Lucerne; sold by Heilbronner to Adolph (Adolfo) Loewi, Los Angeles; 1950, sold by Loewi to the MFA for $3600. (Accession Date: April 13, 1950)

Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund

Italian,

Object Place

Italy

Accession Number

50.658

Medium or Technique

Silk, silver, gilt silver yarn, velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes