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Strung glass beads (sablé) held together with looping stitches. Polychrome design on white ground: two coats of arms flanked by 2 angels holding standards under canopy, vegetative border (obv.); woman in early 18th century costume seated at dressing table (rev.). Large hinged gold frame with...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

sablé

French, 1870–85

Object Place

France

Dimensions

28 cm (11 in.)

Accession Number

43.2414

Medium or Technique

Glass, beadwork (sablé); gold

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment