Drawstring bag

sablé

French
1775–1800


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Overall: 18.4 x 20.3cm (7 1/4 x 8in.)

Accession Number

43.2383

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. Alternating stripes of polychrome floral motifs on white ground with white openwork stripes. Ecru silk cord drawstrings with four bead-covered wood tassels. Salmon silk lining.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection