Jacket

Date: ca. 1616

Culture: British

Medium: linen, silk, metal

Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1923

Accession Number: 23.170.1

Description

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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