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Round bag edged with cream and white silk fringe, lined with pale pink taffeta; on outside silk canvas with round arrangement of flowers including rose, narcissus, and morning glory on one side and a wreath of leaves on the other side; embroidery worked with polychrome silks and chenille yarns in...

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Inherited by Misses Aimee and Rosamund Lamb; Gift to the MFA, 1951

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

French, used in America, mid-19th century

Place of Use

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Place of Manufacture



Overall (with fringe): 18.4 x 19.7 cm (7 1/4 x 7 3/4 in.) Overall (without fringe): 15.9 x 14.3 cm (6 1/4 x 5 5/8 in.) Overall (includes handles): 29.8 cm (11 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave, embroidered with silk yarns and lined with taffeta; silk fringe; silk cord


Textiles and Fashion Arts