Bag

beadwork

Western European
1840–60


Object Place: Europe (Western)

Dimensions

20.5 x 15.5 cm (8 1/16 x 6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.1148

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery; beadwork

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Bag. Dark red-orange silk velvet embroidered with steel beads and wire and gold-colored beads in border motifs. Steel frame with floral and bird motifs, stud closure, (chain missing). Bead and wire tassels at sides, looped fringe at base. White silk lining.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection