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Small escutcheon-shaped drawstring bag. Four panels of dark brown hair rep ground brocaded with gold and silver metallic threads, salmon silk. Design of three birds in tree on two sides, Baroque floral motif on other two. Silk and metallic galloon binding at panel seams. Salmon silk drawstring....

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Provenance

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

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Italian, 1625–1700

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

Overall: 10.5 x 7 cm (4 1/8 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

43.1095

Medium or Technique

Silk and metallic threads, hair; brocaded, woven drawstring

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes