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Muff. White silk satin with central mezzotint portrait medallion of young woman with lamb in pastoral setting, seed pearl border. Wreath of pink and white crépe flowers and green leaves, green and russet silk embroidery and purple crépe bows. White silk lining. Filled with batting.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

English, 1785–1800

Object Place

England

Dimensions

23.2 x 41.9 x 1.9 cm (9 1/8 x 16 1/2 x .75 in.)

Accession Number

43.1820

Medium or Technique

Silk satin, mezzotint on fabric, silk embroidery, pearls, gauze appliques, and silk plain-weave lining

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes