Object Place: France
17 x 10.5 cm (6 11/16 x 4 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Glass beads strung on linen (sablé), woven silk and metallic binding; sablé
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Rectangular envelope style pocketbook. Polychrome opaque and translucent glass beads strung with linen thread, held together by interlocking looping stitches (sablé). Polychrome pastoral designs on white ground: waterfall, deer, ducks in stream (obv.); peacock in tree (flap); windmill, house, tree, two sheep (rev.). Gilt-galloon binding. White silk lining and side panels. Cardboard foundation.
Elizabeth Day McCormick collection; Gift to the MFA, October 14, 1943
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection