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Rectangular double pocketbook. White silk satin embroidered with polychrome silk, gold metallic thread, colored and gold metal spangles, thin striped silk ribbon. Scrolling Rococo floral design on both exterior panels, flowers are spangles; inscribed SOU/VENIR center front; heart design center...

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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, 1775–1800

Object Place

France or England

Dimensions

Overall (without ribbon): 12.2 x 19.8 cm (4 13/16 x 7 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.1116

Medium or Technique

Silk satin embroidered with silk, metallic thread, metal spangles

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes