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Flap for waistcoat pocket

French
second half of 18th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 9 1/16 x 5 5/16 in. (23 x 13.5 cm)

Accession Number

34.156

Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

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