Bag

beadwork

French
1830–50


Object Place: France

Dimensions

17.5 x 22 cm (6 7/8 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.1173

Medium or Technique

Cotton and beadwork

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Bag. Beadwork on cotton foundation. Polychrome design on white ground: squirrel with floral border (repeated). Yellow metallic frame with neo-classic urns and floral motifs, stud closure, (chain missing). Bead-covered wood tassel at base. Unlined. Condition:probably originally had drawstring or different frame; new beadwork panels inserted at top sides; evidence of original pink silk lining at top.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection