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.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection
French, 18th century
23.2 x 51 x 5.7 cm (9 1/8 x 20 1/16 x 2.25 in.) with ribbons at sides
Medium or Technique
Silk satin with boullion, spangles, and foil embroidery, mezzotint medallions, and silk plain-weave