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Cone-shaped drawstring bag. Red silk floral motif damask trimmed with many elaborate tassels in silver metallic thread that is sometimes wrapped over wire. Eight triangular panels of silk damask sewn together with silk and metallic woven binding at seams. Two drawstrings, one at top and one 1"...

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Provenance

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

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Western European, 18th century

Object Place

Dimensions

Overall (without tassels and cord): 16.5 x 14 cm (6 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

43.1093

Medium or Technique

Silk damask; metallic thread and wire tassels; braided cords and tassels

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes