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Flat drawstring bag

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Flat drawstring bag. Two panels of strung glass beads (sablé) held together by looping stitches. Polychrome design on white ground: central flower basket with grape and floral border. Ecru silk cord drawstrings with four bead-covered wood tassels. White silk lining.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

sablé

French, 1725–75

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Overall: 19.9 x 19.3cm (7 13/16 x 7 5/8in.)

Accession Number

43.2384

Medium or Technique

Two panels of strung glass beads (sablé) held together by looping stiches; polychrome design on white ground: central flower basket with grap and floral border; ecru silk cord drawstrings with four yellow bead-covered wood tassels white silk lining

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Textiles and Fashion Arts

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Costumes