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White silk taffeta embroidered with polychrome silk and gilt-silver yarns. Design of seated woman, fruit backets at top sides, birds at bottom sides, flowers between, Piecing and seams at sides and base indicate recutting. White figured silk lining; white silk binding. Ref.: Seligman and Hughes,...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Italian, 1750–75

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

29.9 x 28 cm (11 3/4 x 11 in. )

Accession Number

43.1905

Medium or Technique

Silk, metal; embroidery, taffeta

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes