Unfinished pocketbook

Medium: silk Technique: painted on plain weave Label: painted silk | late 18th century

Unknown Maker

Painted ivory silk taffeta panel for the sides of a pocketbook. Design has a frame with an oval opening (as for monogram) with a floral wreath above, and a basket of flowers dangling below. In a framework of swagged flower garlands.

Credit: Bequest ...
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