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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). Polychrome design on white ground: royal arms; Louis XIV with globe and sun; Marie Theresa with flowers;...

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Provenance

Elizabeth Day McCormick collection; Gift to the MFA, October 14, 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

sablé

French, 1700–15

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Overall (without tassels): 13.5 x 10 cm (5 5/16 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.2390

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes