Drawstring bag

French
late 17th–early 18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Overall: 11 x 8 x 5 cm (4 5/16 x 3 1/8 x 1 15/16 in.) Other (Tie extends at top): 18 x 1 cm (7 1/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.1128

Medium or Technique

Enamelled metal with silk taffeta, silk satin and gilt metal thread wrapped on linen

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Drawstring bag. Rose-pink silk taffeta with 2 enameled metal plaques (one with man, other with woman, both carrying staffs in vaguely late 17th-early 18th century costume) edged with pleated silk ruffle. Yellow metallic cord drawstring.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection