Purse

Description:

Handbag of glass beads of boldly colored shades of green, yellow, red, blue, pink and black in a somewhat stylized floral design. Bronze frame cast with floral forms and openwork, and set with navy blue and green cabochons. Roses on frame have remains of applied coloration. Suspension chain in rope form with spaced clusters of green and blue beads. Bag has looped and twisted fringe at bottom composed of green and black faceted beads. Pink satin lining, mostly deteriorated. Ball and socket filigree closure.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): France
Creation Date: 1920/1929  
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 4
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1920/1929
Coverage:
Place
France
Date
1920/1929  
Description:

Handbag of glass beads of boldly colored shades of green, yellow, red, blue, pink and black in a somewhat stylized floral design. Bronze frame cast with floral forms and openwork, and set with navy blue and green cabochons. Roses on frame have remains of applied coloration. Suspension chain in rope form with spaced clusters of green and blue beads. Bag has looped and twisted fringe at bottom composed of green and black faceted beads. Pink satin lining, mostly deteriorated. Ball and socket filigree closure.

Physical Description:

Measurements: 28 cm. from tip of clasp to end of fringe; 18 cm. at widest part of bag.

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Contributor(s):
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1900.348.002
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc277055
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Statement: All Texas Fashion Collection content and images are copyrighted.