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Piece-work costume picture

English
18th century


Object Place: England

Dimensions

17.8 x 13.9 cm (7 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

59.1063

Medium or Technique

Painted paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Figure of a young man, standing, holding an envelope in his left hand and a cocked hat in his right. Flesh parts of painted paper; costume made up of mosaic of fragments of silk with gilt paper outlines. Figure pasted on plain sheet of paper painted with watercolors to show ground. Soiled.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Jason Westerfield