Handbag

Description:

Beaded handbag. Rectangular gilt metal frame with suspension chain and ball closure. Body of bag is covered with multi-colored glass beads forming a picture of a bird and flowers amid scrolling forms, same image on each side. Bottom of bag with blue beaded loops of fringe. Interior lining of blue satin, with attached circular mirror on a ribbon. European, either Paris or Vienna.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): Europe
Creation Date: 1910?  
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 37
Past 30 days: 5
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1910?
Coverage:
Place
Europe
From 1910
Description:

Beaded handbag. Rectangular gilt metal frame with suspension chain and ball closure. Body of bag is covered with multi-colored glass beads forming a picture of a bird and flowers amid scrolling forms, same image on each side. Bottom of bag with blue beaded loops of fringe. Interior lining of blue satin, with attached circular mirror on a ribbon. European, either Paris or Vienna.

Physical Description:

25 cm. from top of closure to end of fringe. 17 cm. at widest part of bag.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Contributor(s):
Added Title: Beaded bag
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1900.322.002
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc30010
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
Statement: All Texas Fashion Collection content and images are copyrighted.