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Rectangular double pocketbook. White silk plainweave embroidered with polychrome silk. Design: monogram "LC," two flowering cornucopias, two fruit trees in boxes, floral swags and ribbon above (obv.); two musicians at tree flanked by four pairs dancers, floral swags and ribbon above (rev.);...

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Provenance

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

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, 1780–95

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Overall: 11.5 x 18.5cm (4 1/2 x 7 5/16in.)

Accession Number

43.1115

Medium or Technique

Silk plainweave embroidered with silk thread

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes