Reticule with four drawstrings and a toggle, anonymous, c. 1795 - c. 1805

Reticule with four drawstrings and a toggle, anonymous, c. 1795 - c. 1805

embroidering, h 28cm × w 17cm More details

Reticules are little fabric bags with a drawstring. They were used mostly to carry needlework tools. In 1798 the French fashion magazine Journal des Dames et des Modes denounced this kind of bag as being ridicule (ridiculous).

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