Flat drawstring bag

beadwork

Western European
1840–60


Object Place: Europe (Western)

Dimensions

23.4 x 22.4 x 1.8 cm (9 3/16 x 8 13/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

45.281

Medium or Technique

Silk crochet, cotton with glass bead embroidery, silk satin, glass bead ornaments; beadwork

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Brown silk crochet with beadwork panel on cotton foundation. Polychrome panel design on blue ground: white man and black man smoking pie in Arab costuem, black border. Brown silk crochet drawstring with 4 black bead-covered wood tassels, 2 tassels at base. White silk lining.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection