Purse Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Purse
  • Series Title Dallas Museum of Fashion Collection

Contributor

  • Donor: Philip, Mrs. Albert
    Contributor Type: Personal
  • Donor: Lunn, Judith
    Contributor Type: Personal

Date

  • Creation: 1910

Language

  • No Language

Description

  • Content Description: Handbag of bronze, brass and aqua metal beads in floral pattern. Rectangular shape, Art Nouveau silver frame with white and green enamel with red, blue, and light green cabochons. Filigree snap closure has large, circular green cabochon. Fringe of self with ends finished in clusters of 3 brass beads. Double chain handle can be worn as single to extend handle longer.
  • Physical Description: Measurements: 32 cm from top of clasp to bottom of fringe; 18 cm from across bottom of bag.

Subject

  • Art and Architecture Thesaurus (Getty): Purses (Ladies' Accessories)
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Social Life and Customs - Clothing - Accessories

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Coverage Date: 1910

Collection

  • Name: Texas Fashion Collection
    Code: TXFC

Institution

  • Name: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
    Code: UNTCVA

Rights

  • Rights Statement: All Texas Fashion Collection content and images are copyrighted.

Resource Type

  • Physical Object

Format

  • Image

Identifier

  • Accession or Local Control No: 1966.027.003
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc277063

Note

  • Display Note: This object was part of the Dallas Museum of Fashion collection. Founded in 1960 by the Fashion Group, Inc. of Dallas, the collection comprised important items of historic and current fashion. It was housed in the Apparel Mart, Dallas, and operated as the Dallas Museum of Fashion from 1960 until 1971. It moved to what was then North Texas State University in 1972, and became the Texas Fashion Collection.