Drawstring bag

English
1840–60


Object Place: England

Dimensions

17.2 x 21.6 x 2.6 cm (6 3/4 x 8 1/2 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

1981.124

Medium or Technique

Silk and metal thread crochet, silk cord, wood and metal thread ornaments

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Crochet of polychrome silk and silver yarns. Design of two rows large flowers above two rows small flowers on ecru ground; geometric green and silver bank at top through which green/ecru braided drawstring passes, four silver yarn-covered wood tassels at core ends; red-outlined silver star motif at base. Condition: faded.

Credit Line

Gift of Marilyn C. Gottler