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Rectangular flat case. White silk taffeta embroidered with polychrome silk; painted details on silk and plaster. Designs: Flora with downturned cornucopia, flower basket, three putti in classical setting with vining floral motifs (obv.); Athena and Apollo seated, Eros above, floral swags and...

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

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French or English, 1780–1800

Object Place

France or England


Overall (closed): 21.2 x 12.9 cm (8 3/8 x 5 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk plainweave (taffeta) embroidered with silk, painted and painted plaster details, silk and metallic thread trim


Textiles and Fashion Arts