Handbag

Description:

Handbag of multi-colored glass beads of boldly colored, somewhat stylized floral design. Bronze frame cast with floral forms and openwork, and set with navy blue and green rhinestones. Roses on frame have remains of applied coloration. Suspension chain in rope form with spaced clusters of green and blue beads. Bag has fringe at bottom composed of loops of green and black faceted beads. Off-white satin lining, mostly deteriorated.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: 1910/1925  
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 31
Past 30 days: 1
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1910/1925
Coverage:
Place
United States
From 1910 to 1925
Description:

Handbag of multi-colored glass beads of boldly colored, somewhat stylized floral design. Bronze frame cast with floral forms and openwork, and set with navy blue and green rhinestones. Roses on frame have remains of applied coloration. Suspension chain in rope form with spaced clusters of green and blue beads. Bag has fringe at bottom composed of loops of green and black faceted beads. Off-white satin lining, mostly deteriorated.

Physical Description:

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

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Contributor(s):
Alternate Title: Beaded bag
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1900.348.002
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc30015
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
Statement: All Texas Fashion Collection content and images are copyrighted.