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Piece-work costume picture

English
18th century


Object Place: England

Dimensions

22.8 x 18.5 cm (9 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.1062

Medium or Technique

Painted paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Figure of a young man embracing and lifting a girl out of whose hat, held in her left hand, tumble bunches of grape. The figures show painted paper flesh parts; costume sections filled with mosaic of fragments of silk with paper outlines. All this pasted on plain paper sheet painted with watercolors to show ground, grapes and small tree. Creased and soiled.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Jason Westerfield