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Creator Nationality: European; British; English
Creator Name-CRT: English
Title: Jacket
Title Type: Object name
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1614
Creation End Date: 1618
Creation Date: ca. 1616
Object Type: Costume and Jewelry
Classification Term: Main dress-Womenswear
Materials and Techniques: natural linen, silk, gilt thread, gilt lace, gilt paillettes
Dimensions: L. at center back: 16 1/2 in. (42 cm)
AMICA Contributor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Owner Location: New York, New York, USA
ID Number: 23.170.1
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1923

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.

AMICA ID: MMA_.23.170.1
AMICA Library Year: 2000
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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