Reticule Metadata

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  • Main Title Reticule
  • Added Title Handbag
  • Added Title Beaded Bag


  • Donor: Anderson, J'Nelle
    Contributor Type: Personal


  • Creation: 1880/1916


  • No Language


  • Content 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.


  • Art and Architecture Thesaurus (Getty): Handbags
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Social Life and Customs - Clothing - Accessories
  • Art and Architecture Thesaurus (Getty): Reticules
  • Art and Architecture Thesaurus (Getty): Beadwork

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source


  • Start Date: 1880
  • End Date: 1916
  • Place Name: United States


  • Name: Texas Fashion Collection
    Code: TXFC


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


  • Rights Access: public
  • Rights License: by-nc-nd
  • Rights Statement: All Texas Fashion Collection content and images are copyrighted.

Resource Type

  • Physical Object


  • Image


  • Accession or Local Control No: 1967.027.026
  • Accession or Local Control No: 1967.027.017c
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc30063