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Two watch cases and a perfume bottle

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Watch case of strung glass beads (called sablé) held together with looping stitches. White ground with small yellow balloon inside floral wreath. Red velvet lining. Good condition.

Provenance

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection, to MFA 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

sablé

French, 1785–1800

Object Place

France

Dimensions

5.5 x 1.9 cm (2 3/16 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

43.2419

Medium or Technique

Glass beads on looped network; sablé

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles