Object Place: France
Overall (without tassels): 11.5 x 10.5 cm (4 1/2 x 4 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Glass beads strung on linen (sablé); silk netting and braided cords; sablé
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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: woman with fan and flower, servent holding train, sun above; man by stream holding flower; wolf attacking sheep under tree with birds; piper and dancing dog. Pink bead binding. Silk netting at top; pink silk cord drawstrings with four pink bead-covered wood tassels. White silk taffeta lining.
Elizabeth Day McCormick collection; Gift to the MFA, October 14, 1943
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection