Drawstring bag

beadwork

French
1800–30


Object Place: France

Dimensions

12 cm (4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

43.1137

Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton; beadwork

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Basket-shaped drawstring bag. Bottle green cotton knit embroidered with white and colored glass beads: floral band at center, basket design below, inscribed at top “Les fleurs vous parlent de mai.” Wire foundation at center and base. White/green cord drawstring with 2 wood tassels.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection