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Polychrome glass beaded bag with a picture on each sides. One depicts a giraffe, African man, and palm tree. The other shows a horseman with lance, floral motifs on red ground at base. Gilt metal frame with rocaille design, stud closure. Chain missing. Gold glass bead-covered wood tassel at...

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Provenance

Collection of Elizabeth Day McCormick; 1943, gift to the MFA (Accession date: October 14, 1943).

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

beadwork

Western European, 1830–40

Object Place

Dimensions

20 x 14.5 cm (7 7/8 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.1165

Medium or Technique

Glass beads, leather, gilt metal frame

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes