Round drawstring bag
Object Place: France
10.3 x 13 x 6 cm (4 1/16 x 5 1/8 x 2 3/8 in.) Including drawstrings. Depth includes support.
Medium or Technique
Silk, glass, wood; beadwork; sablé
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Four pie-shaped panels of strung glass beads (sablé) held together by looping stitches. Polychrome design on white ground: allegorical continents inscribed L’ASIE, AMERIQUE, and L’EUROPE (repeated). Pink bead binding. Ecru silk card drawstrings with 2 bead-covered wood tassels. Salmon silk lining.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection