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Rectangular envelope style pocketbook in tapestry weave. Silver ground with design in polychrome silk, gold and silver metallic thread. Design front and back: angels flanking arms of Pope Benedict XIII (1724-30). Gilt-galloon binding. Cardboard foundation. Condition: poor, worn and soiled.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Italian, 1724–30

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

Overall: 12.8 x 21.7 cm (5 1/16 x 8 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.1110

Medium or Technique

Silk and metallic threads; tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes