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Drawstring bag

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Flat drawstring bag. Two panels of strung glass beads (sablé) held together by looping stitches. Alternating stripes of polychrome floral motifs on white ground with white openwork stripes. Ecru silk cord drawstrings with four bead-covered wood tassels. Salmon silk lining.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

sablé

French, 1775–1800

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Overall: 18.4 x 20.3cm (7 1/4 x 8in.)

Accession Number

43.2383

Medium or Technique

Silk; beadwork; sablé

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes