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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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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, early 19th century

Object Place



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

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Medium or Technique

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


Textiles and Fashion Arts