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Panel from pocketbook

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Rectangular panel from flat pocketbook. Polychrome silk and silver metallic threads brocaded on gold metallic ground. Silver brocading is figured. Motif is hunting scene in wooded setting. Left to right: horse tied to tree, seated woman, birds flying and in trees, man on horse with hounds...

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Provenance

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

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, 1670–1700

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Overall: 9.5 x 15.8 cm (3 3/4 x 6 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

43.1108

Medium or Technique

Silk and metallic thread; Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes