Muff

English
Late 18th–early 19th century


Object Place: England

Dimensions

26 x 26.5 cm (10 1/4 x 10 7/16 x 7.5 in.)

Accession Number

1987.267

Medium or Technique

Feathers dyed on linen with silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Natural and dyed feathers in shades of pink, rose, brown, and blue and highlighted with peacock feathers sewn to a natural colored linen ground. Pink silk taffeta lining. Condition: Excellent.

Provenance

1987, sold by Martin Kamer Ltd. Antique Costume and Textiles, Zug, Switzerland, to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 27, 1987)

Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund