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Small escutcheon-shaped drawstring bag. Four panels of figured gold metallic ground brocaded with polychrome silk and silver metallic yarns. Two panels depict two men drinking at table flanked by trees and flowering shrub; other two panels depict a woman with jug at fountain, tree to left,...

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Provenance

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

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, 1625–50

Object Place

France

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

43.1100

Medium or Technique

Silk and metallic threads; brocaded; braided drawstring; knotted metallic tassels

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes