Round box and lid (box)

French
1785–1800


Dimensions

Overall: 12 x 12 x 6.7 cm (4 3/4 x 4 3/4 x 2 5/8 in.) Other (Diameter): 12 cm (4 3/4 in.)

Medium or Technique

Glass beads on looped network; sablé

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Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Strung glass beads (called sable) held together with looping stitches. White ground with blue balloon inside floral wreath on top. Good condition.

Provenance

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection, to the MFA 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection