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Piece-work costume picture

English
18th century


Object Place: England

Dimensions

13.6 x 21.4 cm (5 3/8 x 8 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.1064

Medium or Technique

Painted paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Figure of a woman, standing, holding a folded fan in her left hand. Flesh parts of painted paper; costume made of mosaic of fragments of silk with paper outlines. Figure pasted on plain sheet of paper painted with watercolors to show ground. Slightly soiled.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Jason Westerfield