Sablé watch case

sablé

French
1725–50


Object Place: France

Dimensions

6.3 cm (2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

43.2410

Medium or Technique

Glass; sablé

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Four pie-shaped panels of strung glass beads (sablé) held together by looping stitches. Blue and green forget-me-nots and cornflowers on yellow ground. Blue-white silk cord drawstrings with four blue bead-covered wood tassels. Blue silk lining.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection