Object Place: France
Overall: 10.5 x 7 cm (4 1/8 x 2 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk and metallic threads; brocaded; braided drawstring; knotted 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 yarns. Two panels depict two men drinking at table flanked by trees and flowering shrub; other two panels depict a woman with jug at fountain, tree to left, Baroque design above. Metallic and silk galloon binding at panel seams. Braided silk and metallic drawstring with two knotted silver metallic covered-wood tassels; similar tassels at base and lower seams. Salmon silk lining over paper.
Elizabeth Day McCormick collection; Gift to the MFA, October 14, 1943
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection