Drawstring bag

sablé

French
1715–75


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Overall: 23.9 x 22.2cm (9 7/16 x 8 3/4in.)

Accession Number

43.2376

Medium or Technique

Silk; Beadwork; sablé

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Flat drawstring bag. 2 panels of strung glass beads (sablé) held together by looping stitches. Polychrome (blue predominates) Rococo design on white ground: shepherd, shepherdess, 4 sheep around orange tree center; rocaille border with cornucopias and flowers. Ecru silk cord drawstrings with 4 floral bead-covered wood tassels. Blue silk lining.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection