Sablé bag

sablé

French
1725–90


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Overall: 9.4 x 6.8 cm (3 11/16 x 2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.2403

Medium or Technique

Glass; 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: Bourbon arms of the duke de Condé, repeated. Salmon/white silk drawstrings with four bead-covered wood tassels. Salmon silk lining.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection