Drawstring bag

sablé

French
1750–75


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Overall: 19.7 x 18cm (7 3/4 x 7 1/16in.)

Accession Number

43.2385

Medium or Technique

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: peacock (one side), flower basket (other side), floral border with cornucopias. Ecru silk cord drawstrings with four bead-covered wood tassels. White silk lining.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection