Round box with cover (box)
Overall: 14 x 14 x 4 cm (5 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 1 9/16 in.) Other (Diameter): 14 cm (5 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Glass beads on looped network; sablé
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Strung glass beads (called sablé) held together with looping stitches. Pink and white striped silk interior, pink silk base. White ground with green balloon of elaborate design on top, inscription on side: “LE FLESSELLE.” Ascension of 19 January 1784 (Lyon). Good condition.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection, to the MFA 1943
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection