Drawstring bag

sablé

French
1725–50


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Overall: 17.7 x 16.8cm (6 15/16 x 6 5/8in.)

Accession Number

43.2387

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 large-scale design of poppies and roses on white ground: blueberry bushes center and borders. Ecru silk cord drawstrings with four bead-covered wood tassels. White silk lining.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection