Box in two parts (box)

French
third quarter 18th century


Medium or Technique

Wood frame, silk, metallic thread, and glass beads (sablé)

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Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Oval box decorated with foral vine composed of a variety of flowers against a white background with fine glass beads, lined with blue silk plain weave, top and bottom edge trimmed with narrow braid made of metallic thread, pink silk bottom; matching lid (b)

Provenance

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection; gift to the MFA, November 10, 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection