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Rectangular envelope style pocketbook. White silk satin embroidered with polychrome silk thread in floral and fruit motifs front and back. Embroidery stitches include: satin stitch, laid and couched. Two small fleur de lis designs in top front corners, partially under flap, made from...

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Provenance

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

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French or English, 1725–75

Object Place

France or England

Dimensions

Overall: 10 x 15.5 cm (3 15/16 x 6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.1112

Medium or Technique

Silk satin embroidered with silk thread and silk-wrapped metal

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes