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Suit

Date:
1774–92
Culture:
French
Medium:
silk
Credit Line:
Purchase, Irene Lewisohn Bequest, 1961
Accession Number:
C.I.61.13.2a–c
Not on view
Embroidery with silk floss was executed à la disposition, created in predetermined pattern shapes, thus to accord fully with the silhouette and outlines of the suit. Even the embroidered buttons reiterate on a secondary scale the florals of the jacket.
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