Round drawstring bag with dome-shaped base

sablé

French
1725–50


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Overall: 26 x 21.6 x 8.9 cm (10 1/4 x 8 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

43.2255

Medium or Technique

Silk; Beadwork; sablé

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Strung glass beads (sablé) held together by looping stitches. Polychrome large-scale chrysamthemum design on withe ground. White silk ribbon drawstrings tied in bows at ends. White silk lining. Cardboard foundation in base. Condition: some breaks near base.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection