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Four pie-shaped panels of strung glass beads (sablé) held together by looping stitches. Polychrome design on white ground: Bourbon arms of the duke de Condé, repeated. Salmon/white silk drawstrings with four bead-covered wood tassels. Salmon silk lining.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

sablé

French, 1725–90

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Overall: 9.4 x 6.8 cm (3 11/16 x 2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.2403

Medium or Technique

Glass; sablé

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes