Object Place: Austria
Overall (closed): 10.2 x 12.7 cm (4 x 5 in.)
Medium or Technique
Plainweave metallic thread mesh with silk embroidery, leather bindings, cardboard foundation, and silk lining
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Rectangular cardcase. Two silver metallic thread plainweave mesh panels with polychrome silk embroidery in tent stitch. Gilt-decorated black leather bindings and four pencil holder loops that forms the closure. Design: tree with serpent wound around trunk, dog under tree at right (obv.); branch with floral (roses) wreath and blue drapery (rev.); thin black border on both sides. Red silk plainweave (taffeta) lining with two pockets. Cardboard foundation.
Elizabeth Day McCormick collection; Gift to the MFA, October 14, 1943
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection