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Flat drawstring bag. 2 panels of strung glass beads (called sablé) held together with looping stitches. Polychrome design on white ground: cornucopia with strawberries and flowers center, rocaille borders. Ecru silk cord drawstrings with 4 bead-covered wood tassels. White silk lining.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

sablé

French, 1725–75

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Overall: 22.5 x 23.5cm (8 7/8 x 9 1/4in.)

Accession Number

43.2379

Medium or Technique

Silk; Beadwork; sablé

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes