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Small notebook covered in white moire silk, embroidered with polychrome silk, and silver, gold, blue metallic beads. Silk cover is glued to stiff white moire-design paper, with gold-edged writing paper inside (with some writing). Two different floral motifs on each side. Front: oval of flowers...

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

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

English or French, about 1840

Object Place

France or England


Overall: 8 x 14 x 1 cm (3 1/8 x 5 1/2 x 3/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk moire embroidered with silk threads and metallic beads


Textiles and Fashion Arts


Books and manuscripts