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Small square drawstring bag. Tapestry weave of silk in shades of pink, blue, and green, and silver and gold metallic threads. Motif consists of rows of flowers with two birds in bottom corners. Salmon and metallic braided silk cords with two wood-core drawstring pulls; tassel at center bottom....

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

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

English, 1575–1650

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Overall (without tassels and cord): 12 x 13 cm (4 3/4 x 5 1/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Tapestry weave in silk and metallic threads Braided silk cords and tassels


Textiles and Fashion Arts