Drawstring bag

sablé

French
1725–75


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Overall: 22.5 x 23.5cm (8 7/8 x 9 1/4in.)

Accession Number

43.2379

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: cornucopia with strawberries and flowers center, rocaille borders. Ecru silk cord drawstrings with 4 bead-covered wood tassels. White silk lining.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection