Round drawstring bag

beadwork

Austrian (Vienna)
1814


Object Place: Vienna, Austria

Dimensions

27.7 x 16 x 2.3 cm (10 7/8 x 6 5/16 x 7/8 in.) measured without flexible drawstring cord

Accession Number

43.1161

Medium or Technique

Silk knit nit and glass beads and silk lining and bone rings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Commemorative round drawstring bag. Beadwork on gray cotton knit. Polychrome design: cartouches with colonnaded gate (obv.) and inscription “den 23 Sept 1814” (opening date of Congress of Vienna) ( rev.); floral bands on white ground above and below; gold-colored star and white and gold tassel at base. Yellow-metallic drawstring and ivory rings. White silk lining.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection