Drawstring bag

English
17th century


Object Place: England

Dimensions

Overall (without tassels): 19.7 x 21.6 cm (7 3/4 x 8 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

43.1090

Medium or Technique

Silk; hollie point needle lace; braided cord and tassels; metallic ribbon trim

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Square drawstring bag. “Hollie Point” needle lace in polychrome silk and silver metallic thread. Floral motif. Three large tassels comprised of many smaller tassles–one on drawstring, two at bottom corners of bag.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection