Beautiful handbag shortbread multicolored beads. Decoration of flowers on both sides: roses, forget-me eyes ..In a good state of preservation, despite some small holes (see photos). And the fringe of the missing low (only a few fringes present x2).
The clasp works, a ring missing from shoulder strap. The technique of sandblasted, now defunct, has long been a real mystery. At the end of the seventeenth century are emerging in France objects of total perfection, that will develop in the eighteenth century and continued in the first half of the nineteenth century.Neither woven nor knitted or crocheted, there are more than 150 tiny beads (about 1 mm) per square centimeter. The name \Recent research has been able to establish with certainty that the shortbread is a technique that combines threading the knotting, closer to some points that lace embroidery.
Staggered, tiny beads form a tight mosaic. The threading is done on silk son, arranged in rows meeting the desired pattern.
Son these are then stretched on a frame and the bead rows are connected to each other by an established network which positions each bead and gives stability to the resulting fabric. The decorative motifs are made of flowers, characters or animals, sometimes with a dedication. This meticulous work will be applied to a few valuables and such elegant boxes, pouches, purses or purses, book binders, cases necessary or shoes or costume cuffs.The production is so small that attributed to anonymous hands to convent girls or ladies of the nobility. Designed from the eighteenth to high society and sometimes also performed by the princely hands, it is also said that this art was taught on the advice of the Marquise de Maintenon, residents of the royal house of St. Cyr, responsible for the education of young girls and noble poor. This art develops in the first half of the nineteenth century before dying. Enjoy watching my other business opportunity discount on shipping for the purchase of several objects. Do not forget to watch my other business opportunity discount on shipping for the purchase of several objects. Regulations under mandatory 7 days. We thank you for your understanding. These costs can not be subject to discussion before or after a purchase. If observable damage of the package, obligation to make specific reservations or refuse the package upon receipt. Make establish the minutes by mail, so I can make the necessary remedies. The item \The seller is \This article can be shipped worldwide.