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Muff

1785–1800


Dimensions

21.5 x 42.3 x 5.1 cm (8 7/16 x 16 5/8 x 2 in.)

Accession Number

43.1824

Medium or Technique

Silk satin with mezzotint; embroidered with metallic thread, beads, and spangles

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Collections

Europe , Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Ivory silk satin muff, central medallion printed with mezzotint portrait of a woman; embroidered with metallic thread, beads, and spangles

Provenance

Former Coll. G. Saville Seligman (London)

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection