Chatelaine bag

beadwork

French
19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

14.5 x 19.5 cm (5 11/16 x 7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.1146

Medium or Technique

Silk; Red velvet trimmed with steel beads

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Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

Chatelaine Bag. Red silk velvet embroidered with cut steel beads and polychrome silk in floral motifs. Steel frame, stud closure on obverse flap, chain with hook. Bead fringe ar base. White silk lining.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection