Shell-shaped bag

beadwork

French
1810–30


Object Place: France

Dimensions

L x W: 17.2 x 20.8 cm (6 3/4 x 8 3/16 in. )

Accession Number

43.1170

Medium or Technique

Cotton and beadwork

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Shell-shaped bag. Beadwork on cotton foundation over cardboard. Polychrome design: roses on shell, flowers above (repeated). Cut steel button closure, steel bar and chain. Green leather sides and top lining, brown leather top front lining, blue silk body lining.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection