Crocheted purse

English
19th century


Object Place: England

Dimensions

15.5 x 10 x 1.1 cm (6 1/8 x 3 15/16 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.378

Medium or Technique

Glass beads on cotton knit, glass bead and cotton ornaments

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Crocheted purse, lower part beadwork, peacock on one side, flower(?) on other side, ground beadwork white; pink, orange, green, blue, black, and white beads in design, crocheted bands yellow and green, with black beads making small figure on yellow ground, tied with cord terminating in two tassels, decorated with white, pink, and blue beads, small bead tassel on bottom of bag.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Helen Lowenthal