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Muff. Green-yellow silk satin with appliquéd white satin central mezzotint portrait medallion of young woman. Wreath embroidered with silver yarns and spangles and red foil leaves. White silk lining. Filled with batting and paper. Condition: embroidery tarnished and worn.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, 18th century

Object Place

England

Dimensions

23.2 x 51 x 5.7 cm (9 1/8 x 20 1/16 x 2.25 in.) with ribbons at sides

Accession Number

43.1823

Medium or Technique

Silk satin with boullion, spangles, and foil embroidery, mezzotint medallions, and silk plain-weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes