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Envelope pocketbook. Beadwork on silk foundation. Polychrome design on white ground: floral wreaths initialed "A" and "B" (obv.); urn with flowers and dogs flanking urns (flap); rooster, hen and 4 chicks (rev.). Red velvet band across top. Yellow metallic button closure. Green silk lining, 3...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

beadwork

Western European, 1800–50

Object Place

Dimensions

17.8 x 10.5 cm (7 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.1138

Medium or Technique

Silk; Beadwork

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes