Object Place: France
Overall (without tassels): 11.5 x 13.5 cm (4 1/2 x 5 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Glass beads strung on linen (sablé); silk netting and braided cords
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Small, round drawstring bag. Polychrome opaque and translucent glass beads strung with linen thread, held together by interlocking looping stitches (sablé). Two panels, each with a scene on white ground: hunter on horseback, stag, dogs, sheep, woman spinning with dog at her feet, country house behind; Bacchanalian festival with eight dancing maenads near pond with ducks. Yellow beaded binding. Ecru silk netting at top; pale yellow braided cord drawstrings with four yellow bead-covered wood tassels. Blue silk taffeta lining.
Elizabeth Day McCormick collection; Gift to the MFA, October 14, 1943
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection