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Sablé eyeglass case with eyeglasses

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Sablé (beadwork) eyeglass case with cover, worked with scene of a man playing a lyre to a woman. Box lined with paper.

Provenance

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection; Gift to the MFA, November 10, 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

sablé

French, 18th century

Object Place

France

Accession Number

43.2283a-c

Medium or Technique

Beadwork with glass beads; sablé

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes