Accessory Bag

Description:

Handbag for afternoon or evening use. Frame of simulated tortoiseshell, carved and with openwork, with ball/snap closure and chain. Body of bag is of beige fabric with multi-colored petit-point embroidery of a bouquet of flowers. Floral motif on bag in grey, greens, blues, pinks and rose. Lined in rose ribbed silk, and contains a change purse and mirror. French or English in origin.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): Europe
Creation Date: 1880/1920  
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 256
Past 30 days: 5
Yesterday: 1
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1880/1920
Coverage:
Place
Europe
From 1880 to 1910
Description:

Handbag for afternoon or evening use. Frame of simulated tortoiseshell, carved and with openwork, with ball/snap closure and chain. Body of bag is of beige fabric with multi-colored petit-point embroidery of a bouquet of flowers. Floral motif on bag in grey, greens, blues, pinks and rose. Lined in rose ribbed silk, and contains a change purse and mirror. French or English in origin.

Physical Description:

23 cm. from tip of closure to bottom of bag; 17.5 cm. at widest part of bag.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Petit Point Embroidery | Needlework |
Contributor(s):
Added Title: Handbag
Added Title: Embroidered Bag
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1900.535.002
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc30025
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
Statement: All Texas Fashion Collection content and images are copyrighted.