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Small escutcheon-shaped drawstring bag. Four panels of figured gold metallic ground brocaded with polychrome silk and silver metallic threads. Two panels depict a woman carrying a tureen on her head, with floral motif below and at sides; other two panels depict a woman holding a mirror, floral...

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Provenance

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

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, 1625–1700

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Overall (without tassels and cord): 7 x 10 cm (2 3/4 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.1096

Medium or Technique

Silk and metallic threads; brocaded; woven drawstring with metallic tassels

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes