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Rectangular envelope style pocketbook. Linen canvas completely emboidered with plychrome silk and silver metallic threads. Motif of large floral blossoms. SIlk embroidery in tent stitch, metallic in satin stitch. Metallic binding around edges. Metal lock, key attached with metallic thread. Pink...

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Provenance

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

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

English, late 16th–early 17th century

Object Place

England

Dimensions

Overall: 9 x 14 cm (3 9/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

43.1104

Medium or Technique

Linen; plain weave embroidered with polychrome silk and silver metallic threads; metal clasp and key

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes