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Box in two parts (box)

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Oval box decorated with foral vine composed of a variety of flowers against a white background with fine glass beads, lined with blue silk plain weave, top and bottom edge trimmed with narrow braid made of metallic thread, pink silk bottom; matching lid (b)


The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection; gift to the MFA, November 10, 1943

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, third quarter 18th century

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Wood frame, silk, metallic thread, and glass beads (sablé)


Textiles and Fashion Arts