Two watch cases and a perfume bottle

sablé

French
1785–1800


Object Place: France

Dimensions

5.5 x 1.9 cm (2 3/16 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

43.2419

Medium or Technique

Glass beads on looped network; sablé

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Watch case of strung glass beads (called sablé) held together with looping stitches. White ground with small yellow balloon inside floral wreath. Red velvet lining. Good condition.

Provenance

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection, to MFA 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection