White taffeta drawstring bag
Object Place: France
20.9 x 28.3 cm (8 1/4 x 11 1/8 in. )
Medium or Technique
Horsehair and Silk; Taffeta, embroidery
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White taffeta drawstring bag made of two rectangular pieces sewn together with pinked white taffeta gathered ruching trimming seams and top edges white taffeta; embroidered with polychrome horsehair in relief combined with a little silk (mostly in knot stitch centers of flowers), on one side powder of small-scale blossoms, on other side central spray of roses, marguerites, and primeroses, central design on both sides surrounded by slender serpentine stem bearing blossoms and berries; lined with white lutestring.
Special Textile Fund