a) Bag and b) Purse

beadwork

Italian
early 19th century


Object Place: Europe (Western)

Dimensions

21.2 x 13.1 x 2 cm (8 3/8 x 5 3/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.2490

Medium or Technique

Glass bead and cotton knit, cotton cord with silk and wood ornaments; beadwork

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Beadwork on cotton foundation. Central band of polychrome roses on white bead and cotton knit ground; bands above and below of brown cotton knit with white beads; white bead star at base. Brown silk cord drawstring with two pink and green bead and silk covered wood tassels, one tassel at base. Brown silk lining (deteriorated).

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection