Flat drawstring bag

beadwork

English
1867


Object Place: England

Dimensions

36 x 28.5 cm (14 3/16 x 11 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

43.1158

Medium or Technique

Cotton and beadwork

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Flat drawstring bag. Beadwork on cotton and silk foundation. Polychrome Victorian floral designs, inscribed upside-down on base of obverse: “Beyond Heaven what do we seek. 1867.” Cadet-blue silk top (deteriorating) with blue silk cord drawstring. Purple silk lining.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection