Object Place: France
Overall: 26 x 22.3 x 1.3 cm (10 1/4 x 8 3/4 x 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Glass beads strung, silk, silk lining, silk cord and glass bead covered wood tassels; sablé
Not On View
Flat drawstring bag. Two panels of strung glass beads (sablé) held together by looping stitches. Polychrome Rococo design on white ground: crown of Holy Roman Empire and monogram of Maria Theresa of Austria (obv.); small pastoral scene with sheep, inscribed IE LA GARANTIS DES ARDEVRS/IV TROUVE MON APPVI (rev.); border of both sides of scrolling yellow ribbon-design with cornucopias of flowers. Ecru silk cord drawstrings with four bead-covered wood tassels. White silk lining.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection