Wall pocket

French


Object Place: Munich, Germany

Dimensions

26.5 x 68 cm (10 7/16 x 26 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

43.1119

Medium or Technique

Silk; Quilted satin

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Hanging pocket case. Three rectangular pockets, one above the other, with a triangular upside down pocket at the top. A white silk ground quilted and embroidered with white silk and floss silk yarns. Designs include: a peacock and swan, a monogram topped by a crown, a heraldic rampant horse on a round shield with a helmet crest flanked and supported by a pair of kneeling angels, and a basket of fruit. Trimmed with red silk ribbons. A ribbon bow at the top, for purposes of suspension, of red silk stamped with a semi0naturalistic floral design in green. White silk over white linen, over white cotton. Worn; fabric missing in some areas on reverse.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection