Object Place: England
Overall (without tassels and cord): 11 x 11 cm (4 5/16 x 4 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk satin embroidered with silver metallic threads, metal purl, wire, and spangles Braided silk and metallic cords and tassels
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Small, square, heavily-embroidered drawstring bag. Silver metallic threads, wire, metal purl and spangles embroidered on white silk satin ground. Formal stylized floral pattern. Embroidery includes laid couching, raised work, and bullion knots to attach spangles. Two wood-core braided drawstring pulls, braided silk and metallic cords. Three tassels at bottom. Pink silk lining. Several spangles missing; silk split in some areas.
Carrie Lauer Lehman (d. 1937), New York; to her husband, Philip Lehman (b. 1861 - d. 1947), New York; 1938, gift of Philip Lehman to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 21, 1938)
Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman