Round drawstring bag

sablé

French
1700–25


Object Place: France

Dimensions

10.7 cm (4 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.2413

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: two fountains, two fruit trees in urns, surrounded by arabesques. Gilt-galloon binding. Blue silk cord drawstrings with two yellow bead-covered wood and blue ribbon tassels. Blue silk lining.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection