Round drawstring bag

sablé

French
1690–1715


Object Place: France

Dimensions

10.3 x 13 x 6 cm (4 1/16 x 5 1/8 x 2 3/8 in.) Including drawstrings. Depth includes support.

Accession Number

43.2404

Medium or Technique

Silk, glass, wood; beadwork; sablé

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Four pie-shaped panels of strung glass beads (sablé) held together by looping stitches. Polychrome design on white ground: allegorical continents inscribed L’ASIE, AMERIQUE, and L’EUROPE (repeated). Pink bead binding. Ecru silk card drawstrings with 2 bead-covered wood tassels. Salmon silk lining.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection