Perfume bottle (one of two)

French
1783–1800


Medium or Technique

Glass, beadwork; sablé

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Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Small perfume bottle, flattened, almost circular shape. Clear glass with gilt metal cap, both covered with strung glass beads (called sablé) held together with looping stitches. White ground with lady seated by tree on one side, balloon over landscape on other side, Good Condition.

Provenance

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection, to the MFA 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection