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Muff

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Muff. Black silk velvet embroidered with gilt-silver yarns and wire in motif of formal sprigs in squares on front, gilt-silver bobbin lace on back. Salmon silk lining. Filled with cotton batting.

Provenance

Former Coll. G. Saville Seligman (London)

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Italian, 1575–1600

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

16.5 x 18.8 x 9.5 cm (6 1/2 x 7 3/8 x 3.75 in.)

Accession Number

43.1827

Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet with gilt metal embroidery and plain weave silk and cotton wading

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes