Sablé eyeglass case with eyeglasses

sablé

French
18th century


Object Place: France

Accession Number

43.2283a-c

Medium or Technique

Beadwork with glass beads; sablé

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Sablé (beadwork) eyeglass case with cover, worked with scene of a man playing a lyre to a woman. Box lined with paper.

Provenance

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection; Gift to the MFA, November 10, 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection