Purse

Description:

Handbag with cast and chased silver frame decorated with openwork figures of children harvesting grapes. Ball/snap closure. Silver suspension chain of alternating oval links and links formed of three flower-heads. Bag is oval shaped, black wool with petite point embroidery decoration on each side of a bouquet of trumpet shaped flowers. Pink satin lining.

Hallmarked "800" on frame.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): France
Creation Date: 1880/1889  
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 3
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1880/1889
Coverage:
Place
France
Date
1880/1889  
Description:

Handbag with cast and chased silver frame decorated with openwork figures of children harvesting grapes. Ball/snap closure. Silver suspension chain of alternating oval links and links formed of three flower-heads. Bag is oval shaped, black wool with petite point embroidery decoration on each side of a bouquet of trumpet shaped flowers. Pink satin lining.

Hallmarked "800" on frame.

Physical Description:

Measurements: 24.5 cm. from tip of closure to bottom of bag; 18 cm. at widest part of bag.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Contributor(s):
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1900.337.002
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc277033
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Statement: All Texas Fashion Collection content and images are copyrighted.