Envelope pocketbook

beadwork

Western European
1800–50


Object Place: Europe (Western)

Dimensions

17.8 x 10.5 cm (7 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.1138

Medium or Technique

Silk; Beadwork

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Envelope pocketbook. Beadwork on silk foundation. Polychrome design on white ground: floral wreaths initialed “A” and “B” (obv.); urn with flowers and dogs flanking urns (flap); rooster, hen and 4 chicks (rev.). Red velvet band across top. Yellow metallic button closure. Green silk lining, 3 interior pockets with snap closures.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection