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Bag

Early 19th century


Dimensions

27 x 20 cm (10 5/8 x 7 7/8 in. )

Accession Number

64.692

Medium or Technique

Silk, Satin, metal / embroidery

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Collections

Europe , Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

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Bag, reticule; septagonal. White satin embroidered with polychrome silks, silver threads, silver sequins. Four sided. On front, in center of wreath of roses tied with blue bow, is written VALUE THE TRIFLE. On back, in similar wreath, is FRIENDSHIP. On sides are flroal motifs; one of sweetpeas, the other of pansies. On all sides a border of silver threads in chain motif entwined with curling brown vine. Primarily worked in satin stitch. Thirteen silk tassels attached. White ribbon ties. A few spots and stains.

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik