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Round drawstring bag with dome-shaped base

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Strung glass beads (sablé) held together by looping stitches. Polychrome large-scale chrysamthemum design on withe ground. White silk ribbon drawstrings tied in bows at ends. White silk lining. Cardboard foundation in base. Condition: some breaks near base.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

sablé

French, 1725–50

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Overall: 26 x 21.6 x 8.9 cm (10 1/4 x 8 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

43.2255

Medium or Technique

Silk; Beadwork; sablé

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes