Drawstring bag

sablé

French
1715–75


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Overall: 22.5 x 24.8cm (8 7/8 x 9 3/4in.)

Accession Number

43.2380

Medium or Technique

Silk; beadwork; sablé

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Flat drawstring bag. Two panels of strung glass beads (sablé) held together with looping stitches. Blue and green Rococo design on white ground: cornucopia with flower center, rocaille border with cornucopias and flowers. Blue/ecru silk cord drawstrings with four bead-covered wood tassels. Blue silk lining.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection