Beaded Bag

Description:

Handbag. Rectangular bronze frame chased with scrolling floral forms. Ball/snap closure and bronze chain. Body of purse of off-white woven cloth covered in beaded design of red, pink, green, black, and white in an American Indian or possibly Caucasian motifs. Originally lined in pink silk. Frame is marked "Germany".

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s):
Creation Date: 1900/1920  
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 164
Past 30 days: 2
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1900/1920
Coverage:
Place
United States
Place
Germany
From 1900 to 1920
Description:

Handbag. Rectangular bronze frame chased with scrolling floral forms. Ball/snap closure and bronze chain. Body of purse of off-white woven cloth covered in beaded design of red, pink, green, black, and white in an American Indian or possibly Caucasian motifs. Originally lined in pink silk. Frame is marked "Germany".

Physical Description:

24 cm. from tip of clasp to bottom of bag; 18 cm. across at bottom of bag.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Contributor(s):
Added Title: Handbag
Added Title: Purse
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1969.012.001
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc30073
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
Statement: All Texas Fashion Collection content and images are copyrighted.