Needlepoint bag

Western European
1850–70


Object Place: Europe (Western)

Dimensions

14 x 23 cm (5 1/2 x 9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.1610

Medium or Technique

Silk; Taffeta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Basket-shaped needlepoint bag. Polychrome silk embroidered on white silk taffeta: flowers in pot (obv.), flowers in urn (rev.), vining floral border at base; bird in floral wreath on base. White metallic frame, stud closure, chain; bands at center and base. Pink silk ball fringe at center band. White silk lining. Condition: taffeta stained and deteriorating on reverse.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection