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Small square drawstring bag completely covered in embroidery. Green and beige lozenge pattern of hollie stitch in silk. Gold and silver metallic thread knots and embroidery in chain stitch and double back stitch. Two wood-core braided silk and metallic drawstring pulls; three tassels at bottom....

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Provenance

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

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

English, 1600–25

Object Place

England

Dimensions

Overall (without tassels and cord): 11.2 x 10.7 cm (4 7/16 x 4 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.1078

Medium or Technique

Embroidery with silk and silver and gold metallic threads Braided silk and metallic cords and tassels

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes