Beaded bag

French
mid-19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Overall: 19 x 15.5 cm (7 1/2 x 6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

49.512

Medium or Technique

Beads; knitted

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

A gilded relief frame at top and chain handle, bag itself rather flat with bottom designed both in beading and in cut to resemble basket; beads knitted, clear beads as background, design in polychrome beads, on each side of bag a vase filled with roses with other smaller scale flowers powdered over background.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry K. Metcalf