Muff

Italian
1575–1600


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

16.5 x 18.8 x 9.5 cm (6 1/2 x 7 3/8 x 3.75 in.)

Accession Number

43.1827

Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet with gilt metal embroidery and plain weave silk and cotton wading

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Muff. Black silk velvet embroidered with gilt-silver yarns and wire in motif of formal sprigs in squares on front, gilt-silver bobbin lace on back. Salmon silk lining. Filled with cotton batting.

Provenance

Former Coll. G. Saville Seligman (London)

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection