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Pair of open cuffs

White silk ground with glit-silver brocading yarns forming cartouches for silk brocading yarns in alternating white and polychrome floral motifs. Three galloon sham buttonholes. White silk lining. Condition: worn, repaired.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

probably French, 1700–50

Object Place

probably France

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts