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A leather trunk with an interlacing design, footmen and horsemen, animals, birds and flowers embroidered in laid work and French knots, and with light blue, light green, soft yellow and black silk. Wrought iron mountings, lock and key. Red flannel is put under part of the openwork design of the...

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Gift of Mrs. W. Scott Fitz

Mexican, 1750–75


44 x 49 x 68 cm (17 5/16 x 19 5/16 x 26 3/4 in.); Legacy dimension: .68 L. .44 H. .49 W.

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Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts