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Sablé watch case

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Four pie-shaped panels of strung glass beads (sablé) held together by looping stitches. Blue and green forget-me-nots and cornflowers on yellow ground. Blue-white silk cord drawstrings with four blue bead-covered wood tassels. Blue silk lining.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

sablé

French, 1725–50

Object Place

France

Dimensions

6.3 cm (2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

43.2410

Medium or Technique

Glass; sablé

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles