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Flat drawstring bag. Two panels of strung glass beads (sablé) held together by looping stitches. Polychrome design on white ground: peacock (one side), flower basket (other side), floral border with cornucopias. Ecru silk cord drawstrings with four bead-covered wood tassels. White silk lining.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

sablé

French, 1750–75

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Overall: 19.7 x 18cm (7 3/4 x 7 1/16in.)

Accession Number

43.2385

Medium or Technique

Beadwork; sablé

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes