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Four pie-shaped panels of strung glass beads (sablé) held together by looping stitches. Polychrome design on white ground: allegorical continents inscribed L'ASIE, AMERIQUE, and L'EUROPE (repeated). Pink bead binding. Ecru silk card drawstrings with 2 bead-covered wood tassels. Salmon silk...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

sablé

French, 1690–1715

Object Place

France

Dimensions

10.3 x 13 x 6 cm (4 1/16 x 5 1/8 x 2 3/8 in.) Including drawstrings. Depth includes support.

Accession Number

43.2404

Medium or Technique

Silk, glass, wood; beadwork; sablé

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes