Design for Embroidery, Gentleman's Waistcoat Pocket

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Design for the embroidery of the left bottom part of a man's waistcoat or gilet featuring a pocket. The design features two fantastical peacocks preying for insects, plants, and festoons. Blue flowers and yellow leaves decorate the rectangular pocket flap, and a branch with blue flowers and yellow leaves rises above and to the left of the flap. Design includes buttonholes on the left. Verso: five yellow birds with yellow leaves rising from two of them. Made in: Lyon, France. Date: 1770s. Record ID: chndm_1920-36-83.

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