Object Place: France
Overall (without tassels): 13.5 x 10 cm (5 5/16 x 3 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Glass beads strung on linen (sablé); silk netting and braided cords
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Small, round drawstring bag made of four wedge-shaped panels. Polychrome opaque and translucent glass beads strung with linen thread, held together by interlocking looping stitches (sablé). Polychrome design on white ground: royal arms; Louis XIV with globe and sun; Marie Theresa with flowers; crown over stylized iris. Yellow bead binding. Ecru silk cord drawstrings with four bead-covered wood tassels. Blue silk taffeta lining.
Elizabeth Day McCormick collection; Gift to the MFA, October 14, 1943
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection