Embroidered trunk

Mexican
1750–75


Dimensions

44 x 49 x 68 cm (17 5/16 x 19 5/16 x 26 3/4 in.); Legacy dimension: .68 L. .44 H. .49 W.

Accession Number

15.842

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

A leather trunk with an interlacing design, footmen and horsemen, animals, birds and flowers embroidered in laid work and French knots, and with light blue, light green, soft yellow and black silk. Wrought iron mountings, lock and key. Red flannel is put under part of the openwork design of the iron mountings.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. W. Scott Fitz