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Deaccessioned June 26, 2014

Waist for a figure of the Virgin

Italian
16th–17th century


Dimensions

32 cm (12 5/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .32 from the shoulder to the bottom of the garment

Accession Number

96.110

Medium or Technique

Satin brocade

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

The ground is of light grayish blue satin, the design of a powder of conventional leaf and flower forms, is woven with silver and gold wire. The garment is made up of many small pieces of brocade and is trimmed with deep pink ribbon, silver braid and silver and black buttons.

Provenance

1896, gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA (Accession date: September 1, 1896); June 25, 2014, deaccessioned by the MFA for sale through Augusta Auctions, Bellows Falls, VT.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection