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Muff

French
about 1680–90


Object Place, France

Dimensions

20.3 x 25.4 x 12.7 cm (8 x 10 x 5 in.)

Accession Number

38.1266

Medium or Technique

Silk, painted and embroidered with silk and metallic threads, metallic bobbin lace

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Silk muff painted and embroidered with silk and metallic threads in overall scrolling floral design, figure of a woman at center. Coll. Achille Jubinal No. 52, "Petit manchen satin blanc brode"

Provenance

1938, gift of Philip Lehman (b. 1861 - d. 1947), New York, to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 14, 1938)

Credit Line

Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman