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Square drawstring bag. "Hollie Point" needle lace in polychrome silk and silver metallic thread. Floral motif. Three large tassels comprised of many smaller tassles--one on drawstring, two at bottom corners of bag.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

English, 17th century

Object Place

England

Dimensions

Overall (without tassels): 19.7 x 21.6 cm (7 3/4 x 8 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

43.1090

Medium or Technique

Silk; hollie point needle lace; braided cord and tassels; metallic ribbon trim

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes