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White silk embroidered with polychrome silk pastoral vignettes (slave and master, man kneeling before woman, woman lying at man's feet, man and woman with animal, man and woman under cape, woman and two children) with wreaths between. Elasticized kid strap with button-hole at one end. White silk...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, early 19th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

81 x 5.5 cm (31 7/8 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.2005b

Medium or Technique

Silk; taffeta with silk embroidery, leather, metal springs, and silk backing

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes