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Small square drawstring bag. Linen canvas substrate completely covered in embroidery. Silver metallic thread in trellis stitch covers ground. Floral motifs in tent stitch with polychrome silk threads. Metal purl in bullion knots. Two different Baroque floral motifs on each side. Inscribed at...

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Provenance

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

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

English, 1575–1650

Object Place

England

Dimensions

Overall (without ribbon): 13 x 13 cm (5 1/8 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.1077

Medium or Technique

Linen; plain weave embroidered with silk, silver metallic threads, and metal purl; silk ribbons

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes