Round drawstring bag

sablé

French
1725–50


Object Place: France

Dimensions

8 cm (3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.2409

Medium or Technique

Glass, 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: floral motif with bird, repeated, reversed twice. Ecru silk cord drawstrings with bead-covered wood tassels. Salmon silk lining.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection