Handbag with silver mounts
19.5 x 9.2 x 1.3 cm (7 11/16 x 3 5/8 x 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Glass beads, silk velvet, cotton thread, silver clasp
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Round link chain handle. Top pieces engraved, with raised strips of beaded work. Lower dark blue velvet and polychrome bead work showing house and landscape. Marks: Lion 2 in hexagon; Head of Perseus.
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson