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Small, round drawstring bag made of four wedge-shaped panels. Polychrome opaque and translucent glass beads strung with linen thread, held together by interlocking looping stitches (sablé). Design of poppies and tulips on white ground. Yellow silk and bead binding. Ecru silk braided cord...

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Carrie Lauer Lehman (d. 1937), New York; to her husband, Philip Lehman (b. 1861 - d. 1947), New York; 1938, gift of Philip Lehman to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 21, 1938)

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Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman

French, 1700–25

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Overall (without tassels): 11.4 x 10.2 cm (4 1/2 x 4 in.)

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Glass beads strung on linen (sablé); silk netting and braided cords


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