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Drawstring bag, made up of 4 triangular panels of strung glass beads (called sablé) held together by looping stitches. Two panels of deer with sun stream, rabbits and birds in tree; two of man with gun, two dogs, house with smoke and bird in tree; separated by band of gold beads. Blue silk lining....

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

sablé

French, Late 18th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Overall: 10 x 10 cm (3 15/16 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.2391

Medium or Technique

Beadwork; sablé

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes