Map by Olaus Magnus, Swedish historian, Archbishop of Uppsala. Carta Marina: et Descriptio septemtrionalium terrarum ac mirabilium rerum in eis contentarum, diligentissime elaborata Anno Domini 1539. This map of Northern Europe, showing Sea Unicorns, gained acclaim as the most accurate of its era.
Drawstring bag English, late 16th–early 17th century Overall (without tassels and cord): 13.3 x 13 cm (5 1/4 x 5 1/8 in.) MEDIUM OR TECHNIQUE Silk satin embroidered with silk, gold metallic threads, metal purl, and seed pearls Braided silk and metallic cords and tassels CLASSIFICATION Costumes ACCESSION NUMBER 43.1079 Museum of Boston (Elizabethan Age)