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Envelope style tapestry weave pocketbook in silver and gold metallic yarn and polychrome silk yarn. Front motif: Baroque floral design; Back motif: richly dressed woman seated at table smoking pipe, boy with dog handing over letter to right, table, window, and drapery behind. Gilt-galloon...

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Provenance

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

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, 1600–50

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Overall: 11.4 x 17.8 cm (4 1/2 x 7 in.)

Accession Number

43.1105

Medium or Technique

Metallic and silk threads; Tapestry weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes