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Four pie-shaped panels of strung glass beads held together by looping stitches. Polychrome Baroque design of irises and roses with birds (repeated four times) on white ground. Gilt-galloon binding. Ecru silk cord drawstrings with four yellow bead-covered wood tassels. Salmon silk lining.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection



9.6 cm (3 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Glass, beadwork; sablé


Textiles and Fashion Arts


Decorative arts