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White taffeta drawstring bag

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White taffeta drawstring bag made of two rectangular pieces sewn together with pinked white taffeta gathered ruching trimming seams and top edges white taffeta; embroidered with polychrome horsehair in relief combined with a little silk (mostly in knot stitch centers of flowers), on one side...

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Credit Line

Special Textile Fund

French, 18th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

20.9 x 28.3 cm (8 1/4 x 11 1/8 in. )

Accession Number

51.255

Medium or Technique

Horsehair and Silk; Taffeta, embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes