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Drawstring bag, made up of two rectangular panels of strung glass beads (called sablé) held together with looping stitches, with four beaded and salmon silk tassels. Salmon silk satin lining. Two scenes of conventionalized design of pomegranate plant with insects and swags of pomegranates above.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

sablé

French, 1730–50

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Overall: 21.5 x 31.5 x 1.8cm (8 7/16 x 12 3/8 x 11/16in.)

Accession Number

43.2377

Medium or Technique

Silk; Beadwork, silk satin and cord, and glass bead covered wood tassels; sablé

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes