A carnivorous animal of the Weasel family (Mustela zibellina) native of the northern latitudes of Europe, Asia, and America, -- noted for its fine, soft, and valuable fur.
The fur of the sable.
The tincture black; -- represented by vertical and horizontal lines crossing each other.
Of the color of the sable's fur; dark; black; -- used chiefly in poetry.
Mink tail hair used to make fine brushes. Used most often with watercolors.
cloth woven from very fine beads, used for shoes, purses, etc.
n. “covered with sand”; describes the tiny opaque and translucent glass French beadwork used on some costume accessories and decorative objects. Probably originated in one or two 18th century Parisian workshops; (fewer than 400 objects are known in the world today and almost 200 are at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, MA.) Photograph Copyright 2004 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.