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Watch case of strung glass beads (called sablé) held together with looping stitches. White ground with two cupids supporting small balloon. Red velvet lining. Good condition, touches of pink paint.

Provenance

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection, to the MFA 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

sablé

French, 1783–1800

Object Place

France

Dimensions

5.5 x 1.6 cm (2 3/16 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.2420

Medium or Technique

Glass, beadwork; sablé

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles