Drawstring bag

sablé

French
1720–50


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Overall: 23.9 x 23.4cm (9 7/16 x 9 3/16in.)

Accession Number

43.2378

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 (called sablé) held together with looping stitches. Polychrome design on white ground: fruit and seed pods. Ecru silk cord drawstrings with 4 bead-covered wood tassels. White silk lining.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection