Reticule

Description:

Reticule. Drawstring handbag/purse of black knit with openwork band along top through which drawstring is threaded. Running around center of bag are three horizontal bands of blue beads bordered by silver/gold lined beads. Lower part of the bag is completely covered by horizontal bands of silver/gold lined beads and blue beads. Bottom of bag with large sphere covered with blue beads from which hangs tassel of silver/gold lined bead loops. Unlined. Has been dated 1880-1890 or ca. 1916.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: 1880/1916  
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 90
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1880/1916
Coverage:
Place
United States
From 1880 to 1916
Description:

Reticule. Drawstring handbag/purse of black knit with openwork band along top through which drawstring is threaded. Running around center of bag are three horizontal bands of blue beads bordered by silver/gold lined beads. Lower part of the bag is completely covered by horizontal bands of silver/gold lined beads and blue beads. Bottom of bag with large sphere covered with blue beads from which hangs tassel of silver/gold lined bead loops. Unlined. Has been dated 1880-1890 or ca. 1916.

Physical Description:

31 cm. from top edge to bottom of fringe; 13 cm. across widest part of bag.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Contributor(s):
Added Title: Handbag
Added Title: Beaded Bag
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1967.027.026
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1967.027.017c
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc30063
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
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