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Rectangular drawstring bag. Two panels of white silk taffeta embroidered with polychrome silk, metallic thread, metal purl, metal pink and blue spangles, and black glass seed beads (for animals' eyes). Design on both sides of two dogs at monument with heart and flowering vine on top, crook at...

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Provenance

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

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, mid to late 18th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Overall: 21 x 24.5 cm (8 1/4 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.1188

Medium or Technique

Silk plainweave (taffeta) embroidered with silk and metallic threads, metal purl, metal spangles, glass beads

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Textiles and Fashion Arts

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Costumes