Leather (Netherlands), ca. 1750
Leather, embossed, painted, gilded. Museum purchase through gift in memory of Josephine C. Howell and through bequest of Edith M. Henderson and from Sarah Cooper-Hewitt Fund. 1989-34-1.
What is this?
Diaper or trellis pattern, enclosing floral bouquets. The trellis pattern is composed of strapwork and scrolling foliage in the Rococo style.