Bag

beadwork

Eastern European
1830–50


Object Place: Europe (Eastern)

Dimensions

11.3 x 7.8 x 1.2 cm (4 7/16 x 3 1/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

43.1164

Medium or Technique

Glass beads embroidered on cotton, gilt metal clasp and chain, and silk lining

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Bag. Beadwork on cotton foundation. Polychrome design on clear ground: urn, tree, birds (obv.); urn, birds, inscription ENOrMHE. Yellow metallic frame with lions and vining floral motif, stud closure, chain. White silk lining (deteriorated).

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection