№ 806

Silk letter case with metal thread embroidery, sequins and text inside ‘Il brule pour vous’ and ‘Il est toujours fidèle’

Both sides are embroidered with a text, which read 'Il brule pour vous' (It burns for you in French) and 'Il est toujours fidèle' (It is always faithful in French). Probably a betrothal or wedding gift.
France, ca. 1800.