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Candle screen in two parts and case (case)

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Hinged wood case covered with strung glass beads (called sablé) held together with looping stitches. Polychrome design on white ground of shepherdess with crook and dog on hind legs, standing piper and dog on hind legs in landscape, swags and cartouches above, flowers on top. Case contains...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

sablé

French, late 18th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

6.4 x 12.7 cm (2 1/2 x 5 in.)

Accession Number

43.2281a

Medium or Technique

Wood covered with beadwork (strung glass beads); sablé

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles