Bugle ( FR. Jais de verre ) - elongated glass cylinders with a longitudinal hole for the thread.
The technology of their manufacture was developed in the XVII century in France . Bugle used for embroidery huge plot panels for palace interiors. Hence, another of his name - "French wallpaper." Glass beads appeared much later than beads .
The glass cabinet is a unique palace interior of the Chinese Palace Oranienbaum (near St. Petersburg), created by order of Catherine II in the 60s of the XVIII century. 12 panels decorated on which on the glass-beaded background-basis are embroidered with chenille (French surround silk) landscapes of tropical forests.
- R.M. Kirsanova . Bugle / / Suit in Russian artistic culture of the 18th - first half of the 20th century: Encyclopedia experience / ed. T. G. Morozova , V. D. Sinyukov . - M .: Great Russian Encyclopedia , 1995. - p. 261. - 383 pp., Ill. with. - 50 000 copies - ISBN 5-85270-144-0 .