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Drawstring bag. Rose-pink silk taffeta with 2 enameled metal plaques (one with man, other with woman, both carrying staffs in vaguely late 17th-early 18th century costume) edged with pleated silk ruffle. Yellow metallic cord drawstring.

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, late 17th–early 18th century

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Overall: 11 x 8 x 5 cm (4 5/16 x 3 1/8 x 1 15/16 in.) Other (Tie extends at top): 18 x 1 cm (7 1/16 x 3/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Enamelled metal with silk taffeta, silk satin and gilt metal thread wrapped on linen


Textiles and Fashion Arts