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Flap for waistcoat pocket

Ground: white silk cut pile. Design: powdering of small reddish brown and pale green spots; outline of flap, sprays and festoons of small roses also in reddish brown and pale green cut pile. Apparently spots have rotted silk in several places. See Algoud, Le Veloues, plate 33.

Credit Line

Gift of H. A. Elsberg

French, second half of 18th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet


Textiles and Fashion Arts