Object Place: France
Overall (without tassels): 6.8 x 8.9 cm (2 11/16 x 3 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Glass beads strung on linen (sablé); silk netting and braided cords
Not On View
Small, round drawstring bag consisting 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: arms of France and Austria, portraits of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette. Silk netting at top; pink silk braided drawstrings with four bead-covered wood tassels. Salmon silk taffeta lining.
Elizabeth Day McCormick collection; Gift to the MFA, October 14, 1943
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection