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Rectangular envelope style pocketbook. Silver metallic and polychrome silk threads in tapestry weave. Silver metallic ground. Front motif: two hunters and two boars flanking pear tree, insects, rabbit; on flap: woman with lamb and peacock; back: woman with basket and jog on head, woman with...

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Provenance

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

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, 17th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Overall: 9.5 x 14.5 cm (3 3/4 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.1103

Medium or Technique

Metallic and silk threads; Tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes