Drawstring bag

English
1575–1650


Object Place: England

Dimensions

Overall (without tassels and cord): 12 x 13 cm (4 3/4 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.1083

Medium or Technique

Tapestry weave in silk and metallic threads Braided silk cords and tassels

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Small square drawstring bag. Tapestry weave of silk in shades of pink, blue, and green, and silver and gold metallic threads. Motif consists of rows of flowers with two birds in bottom corners. Salmon and metallic braided silk cords with two wood-core drawstring pulls; tassel at center bottom. Salmon silk lining.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection