Drawstring bag

sablé

French
1725–75


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Overall: 21.5 x 22.6cm (8 7/16 x 8 7/8in.)

Accession Number

43.2389

Medium or Technique

Beadwork; sablé

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Flat drawstring bag. Twp panels of strung glass beads (sablé) held together by looping stitches. Polychrome design on white ground: central medallion with bird in tree and heart (one side), monkey (other side); grapevine borders. Ecru silk cord drawstrings with four bead-covered wood tassels. Blue silk lining.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection