Purse

beadwork

French
1800–40


Object Place: France

Dimensions

34.4 x 3.8 x 1.7 cm (13 9/16 x 1 1/2 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.2463

Medium or Technique

Silk netting with cut steel beads and fixtures; beadwork

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Pale blue silk net with cut steel beads in conventionalized floral motifs. Two steel rings set with faceted beads. Two steel bead looped tassels.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection