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Piece-work costume picture

Figure of a young man embracing and lifting a girl out of whose hat, held in her left hand, tumble bunches of grape. The figures show painted paper flesh parts; costume sections filled with mosaic of fragments of silk with paper outlines. All this pasted on plain paper sheet painted with...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Jason Westerfield

English, 18th century

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Medium or Technique

Painted paper


Textiles and Fashion Arts