Bag

beadwork

English or French
1800–30


Object Place: England or France

Dimensions

20 cm (7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.1273

Medium or Technique

Knitted cotton; beadwork

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Basket-shaped drawstring bag. Ecru cotton knit embroidered with colored glass beads in floral bands on upper half; openwork with gold-colored bead stripes on lower half; gold-colored bead star motif and inscription “SOUVENIR” on base. Pink silk cord drawstring with 2 yellow metallic and pink silk tassels.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection