Object Place: England
Overall (without tassels and cord): 6 x 6 cm (2 3/8 x 2 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk; satin embroidered with silk, gold metallic thread, seed pearls, spangles, metal purl, and colored glass; silk and metallic braided cords and handle; two tassels
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Red silk satin embroidered with gold metallic threads, seed pearls, metal purl, spangles, and bits of colored glass. Baroque design. Embroidery stitches include laid and couching, beading, bullion knots, braid stitch. Green and metallic braided cords and strap at top; two wood-core drawstring pull tassels covered in seed pearls, with silk, metallic thread and spangles. Green silk lining.
Ex-Seligman Coll. (London); Elizabeth Day McCormick collection; Gift to the MFA, October 14, 1943
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection