Drawstring bag

sablé

French
Late 18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Overall: 10 x 10 cm (3 15/16 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.2391

Medium or Technique

Beadwork; sablé

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Drawstring bag, made up of 4 triangular panels of strung glass beads (called sablé) held together by looping stitches. Two panels of deer with sun stream, rabbits and birds in tree; two of man with gun, two dogs, house with smoke and bird in tree; separated by band of gold beads. Blue silk lining. Drawstrings at top with gold beaded wood tassels.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection