Object Place: France
Overall (without tassels): 9 x 7.6 cm (3 9/16 x 3 in.)
Medium or Technique
Glass beads strung on linen (sablé); silk netting and braided cords
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Round drawstring bag. Polychrome opaque and translucent glass beads strung with linen thread, held together by interlocking looping stitches (sablé). Polychrome design on white ground: boy on horse with fleur-de-lis on saddle, girl right; woman picking fruit, dogs, birds, insects surround. Yellow and black bead binding at top. Ecru silk braided cord drawstring with two yellow bead-covered wood tassels. Salmon silk taffeta lining.
Elizabeth Day McCormick collection; Gift to the MFA, October 14, 1943
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection