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Drawstring bag

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Round drawstring bag. 4 pie-shaped panels of strung glass beads (sablé) held together with looping stitches. Polychrome design on white ground: royal arms repeated thrice. Blue/white silk drawstrings with 4 bead-covered wood tassels. Blue silk lining.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

sablé

French, 1725–90

Object Place

France

Dimensions

6.4 x 8.7 cm (2 1/2 x 3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.2399

Medium or Technique

Beadwork; sablé

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes