Drawstring bag

sablé

French
1760–80


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Overall: 27 x 22 cm (10 5/8 x 8 11/16 in.) Overall: 16 cm (6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.2415

Medium or Technique

Silk; Beadwork and silk; sablé

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Salmon silk bag and ribbon drawstrings with hexagonal base of strung glass beads (sablé) held together by looping stitches on cardboard foundation. Polychrome design on white ground on base: six scenes of romantic love inscribed IEN SUIS REINE, IE L’AY CHOISI, FIDEL AMOUR, IE SUIS FIXE, PEINE PERDUE, IE SUIS PRIS.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection