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Strung glass beads (called sable) held together with looping stitches. White ground with blue balloon inside floral wreath on top. Good condition.

Provenance

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection, to the MFA 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

sablé

French, 1785–1800

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Overall: 12 x 12 x 6.7 cm (4 3/4 x 4 3/4 x 2 5/8 in.) Other (Diameter): 12 cm (4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

43.2262b

Medium or Technique

Glass beads on looped network; sablé

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles