Small knitted and beaded drawstring bag

American
19th century


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

16 x 9.5 x 1 cm (6 5/16 x 3 3/4 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

50.2387

Medium or Technique

Silk knit embroidered with glass beads, kid leather, and wood, silk, and glass bead ornaments

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Small knitted and beaded drawstring bag, brown silk knitted background, design in white beads arranged in horizontal bands, central band of stylized flowering vine flanked by double zig-zag bands, bottom in a multi-petalled design, tassel on each drawstring and in center bottom of bag; lined with chamois.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles N. Rogers