Object Place: France
Overall (without tassels): 10.5 x 11.3 cm (4 1/8 x 4 7/16 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: two dancing couples and two pipers with dancing dogs. White bead binding. Ecru netted silk at top and braided silk cord drawstrings with two yellow bead-covered wood tassels. Salmon silk satin lining.
Elizabeth Day McCormick collection; Gift to the MFA, October 14, 1943
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection