Panel Date: ca. 1730 Culture: British Medium: Silk and metal thread Dimensions: L. 49 x W. 41 1/2 inches (124.5 x 105.4 cm) Classification: Textiles-Embroidered
1774–92 Suit. 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.