Kasteel van 's-Gravenwezel, Antwerp
10 - 12 May 2004
A FRENCH BEADWORK (SABLE) DRAWSTRING BAG
LATE 18TH CENTURY
The five sides depicting rural and garden scenes, the rim worked with tillet-doux, such as 'SA DONCE CHARME LES....'
The hexagonal base - 2½ in. (6.5 cm.) diameter;
together with a circular drawstring beadwork purse worked with stylised peonies and other flowers against a yellow beadwork ground (2)
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