Woman's Informal Jacket with Antiquities in Medallions

Embroidered gauze | 109.9 x 152.4cm | 19th century

Unknown Artist

Every roundel embroidered on this jacket is different, but each one has the "hundred antiques" as its theme. The vessels and objects in the roundels are supplemented not only by flowers and fruit but also, occasionally, by fantastic or symbolic anima...
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