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Four pie-shaped panels of strung glass beads (sablé) held together by looping stitches. Polychrome design on white ground: floral motif with bird, repeated, reversed twice. Ecru silk cord drawstrings with bead-covered wood tassels. Salmon silk lining.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

sablé

French, 1725–50

Object Place

France

Dimensions

8 cm (3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.2409

Medium or Technique

Glass, beadwork; sablé

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes