Drawstring bag

sablé

French
1750–75


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Overall: 24 x 23.6cm (9 7/16 x 9 5/16in.)

Accession Number

43.2381

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 by looping stitches. Polychrome design on white ground: cornucopia center, bows in floral border (one side); floral spray center, ribbon border with flowers (other side). Ecru silk cord drawstrings with four bead-covered wood tassels. Pink silk lining.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection