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A pocket, quilted on white linen ground with green silk thread backstitch vermiform design and embroidered with polychrome silks in chain stitch design of shepherdess with two sheep, with butterflies, pineapple plant, and variety of blossoms in background; pocket backed with fustian (now much...

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Provenance

Gift of Mrs. William N. Bourne to MFA, May 14, 1953.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William N. Bourne

English, early 18th century

Object Place

England

Dimensions

39.7 x 27.5 cm (15 5/8 x 10 13/16 in. )

Accession Number

53.521

Medium or Technique

Linen, wool, silk; embroidery: silk on quilted linen

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes