Object Place: France
Overall (without tassels and cord): 7 x 10 cm (2 3/4 x 3 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk and metallic threads; brocaded; woven drawstring with metallic tassels
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Small escutcheon-shaped drawstring bag. Four panels of figured gold metallic ground brocaded with polychrome silk and silver metallic threads. Two panels depict a woman carrying a tureen on her head, with floral motif below and at sides; other two panels depict a woman holding a mirror, floral motifs and a squirrel at sides, swag above. Silk and metallic galloon binding at seams. Beige silk drawstring with one gold and one silver metallic covered-wood tassels. Salmon silk lining (discolored and deteriorated).
Elizabeth Day McCormick collection; Gift to the MFA, October 14, 1943
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection