A green taffeta bag

American
mid-19th century


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

15.8 x 18 x 1 cm (6 1/4 x 7 1/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

50.2372

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave with silk satin ribbon, and glass beads

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Roughly semi-circular in shape, face edges trimmed with pleated ruching of green satin ribbon, same green satin ribbon forms handle tied in bow, glass bugle beads hold pleats of ruching in place.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel Mixter, Mrs. Samuel J. Mixter, and Mrs. Henry A. Morss, Jr.