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Sablé spade shaped pendant pin cushion (one of two)

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Blue gray background with design in polychrome beads, spray of roses on top, on (a) cupid mourning tomb under tree, on (b) dog beside urn under trees; on (a) a ring at top for hanging.

Credit Line

Special Textile Fund

French, 18th century

Object Place



8.2 x 21.8 cm (3 1/4 x 8 9/16 in.)

Accession Number



Textiles and Fashion Arts


Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches