Object Place: France
Overall: 10.2 x 15.2 cm (4 x 6 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk; brocade with braided silk trim, metallic thread trim and gilt button
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Small rectangular envelope style pocket book. Pink and white narrow stripe silk brocaded with a floral ribbon-like vertical motif in pink, white, green, brown, and blue. Original, unfaded colors can be seen under flap.
Blue and white braided silk trim/closure loop (broken) center front, with a gilt button of later date. Stiffened with cardboard and lined with a dull pinkish beige silk of diaper weave. Edges trimmed with gold metallic thread and flat wire gimp.
Collection of Denman Waldo Ross; Gift to the MFA, September 1, 1896
Denman Waldo Ross Collection