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Olympia Le-Tan Metropolitan Museum Journal book clutch in neutral beige.
The Metropolitan Museum Journal is issued annually by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
Its purpose is to publish original research on works in the Museum’s collections contributed by members of the Museum staff and guest Art Historians.
This extraordinary book clutch is the faithful reproduction of the original manuscript cover art on Tournaments and Parades between 1446 and 1561.
The front cover embroidery depicts in minutiae the jousters colourful costumes, fanciful crests and often satirical emblems that decorated the shields and horse trappings.
A conversation piece. And one or the art historian or chic Met ball attendee.
Iconic shape & design
Hand embroidered silk thread and felt appliqué
Brass frame with shoulder strap
Unique Liberty of London print lining
Limited edition numbered
Dimensions : 20 cm x 14.5 cm x 3 cm
Composition : 50% Cotton 25% Wool – 20% Brass 5% Silk Thread