Round drawstring bag

beadwork

Austrian
1850–70


Object Place: Austria

Dimensions

25.2 x 16.7 cm (9 15/16 x 6 9/16 in.) without cord

Accession Number

43.1155

Medium or Technique

Glass beads on Silk knit nit, silk lining, silk cord; beadwork

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Round drawstring bag. Beadwork on silk foundation. Polychrome design on clear ground: man sowing, man plowing; woman and 2 men with hay wagon; band of floral motifs below; blue star and tassel at base. Gray silk cord drawstring. Blue figured (geometric) silk lining.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection