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Small drawstring bag. Two panels of gold metallic fabric brocaded with brown hair, sewn together at sides with metallic woven binding. Same motif on both sides: hands holding ribbon entwining two hearts, Baroque motifs surround, inscribed "UNIT AMOR." Silk and metallic braided drawstring with...

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Provenance

Elizabeth Day McCormick collection; Gift to the MFA, October 14, 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, 1625–1700

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Overall (without tassels): 7.5 x 11 cm (2 15/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.1101

Medium or Technique

Gold metallic thread and possibly wool in warp-face plain weave (rep), brocaded with brown hair; braided silk and metalic cords; tassels of silk ribbon and metallic thread

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes