Object Place: France
Overall (without tassels): 12.5 x 10.5 cm (4 15/16 x 4 1/8 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). Design is arms of La Tour d’Auvergne repeated twice on white ground, twice on green. Yellow bead binding. Green silk netting at top; green/white silk braided drawstrings with four green/white bead-covered wood tassels. Green silk taffeta lining.
Elizabeth Day McCormick collection; Gift to the MFA, October 14, 1943
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection