About mid-19th century
25.7 x 21 cm (10 1/8 x 8 1/4 in.) including ties
Medium or Technique
Glass beads and Silk knit nit, silk, silk ribbon, leather lining
Not On View
The ground of the lower part of the bag is of opalescent beads. At the very bottom is a band of blue beads, above, a vine of blue leaves, and above this bunches of colored flowers ending in long sprays. At the top are deep blue points. Finished at the top with blue silk, at the bottom with a bead fringe, mostly worn off. Lined with chamois skin.
Gift of the Misses Catharine Langdon Rogers and Clara Bates Rogers