Marriage pen

beadwork

English
18th century


Accession Number

43.2444

Medium or Technique

Sablé (beadwork)

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Personal accessories

Marriage sablé pen, catholic, gold and silver filigree, sablé gold and silver wire work of flowers, leaves, loops, and crown, natural decoration of artificial flowers, beaded green leaves,beaded bird in green tree at top, and miniature of Madonna and Child. Tied together onto feather with wire.

Provenance

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection, to the MFA 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection