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Square drawstring bag. White silk satin embroidered with pink, white and green silk ribbon, brown silk thread, silver metal purl, and spangles. Floral border and sprig motif on front, no design on back. Silk ribbon embroidery forms flowers and leaves, metallic work forms ribbons and outside...

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Collection of Amy Pleadwell; Purchased by the MFA, February 14, 1946

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Special Textile Fund and Mrs. Samuel Cabot's Special Fund

French, 18th century

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Overall: 23.5 x 22.9 cm (9 1/4 x 9 in.)

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Silk satin embroidered with silk ribbon and thread, metal purl and spangles


Textiles and Fashion Arts