Object Place: France
Overall (without tassels and cord): 10.2 x 10.5 x 6.1 cm (4 x 4 1/8 x 2 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk and metallic threads; brocaded; braided silk drawstring; metallic tassels
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Small escutcheon-shaped drawstring bag. Four panels of gold metallic rep ground brocaded with polychrome silk and silver metallic yarns. Design of cupid surrounded by vegetative motifs, hearts, bird, inscribed IEAEADOAEQUA/LUY (?). Metallic and brown silk galloon binding. Green and yellow braided silk cord drawstring with two silver metallic covered-wood tassels and two black satin ribbon bows. Salmon silk lining (deteriorating) over paper.
Elizabeth Day McCormick collection; Gift to the MFA, October 14, 1943
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection