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Jacket

Date:
ca. 1616
Culture:
British
Medium:
linen, silk, metal
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1923
Accession Number:
23.170.1
Not on view
In this seventeenth-century jacket, floral and vegetal motifs are accounted for with scientific clarity but assembled along traditional continuous meanders. Like seventeenth-century still-life painting in its global reach and analytical approach, the jacket suggests both abundance and taxonomy.
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