Beaded Bag Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Beaded Bag
  • Added Title Handbag
  • Added Title Purse
  • Series Title Dallas Museum of Fashion Collection

Contributor

  • Donor: Jones, U.A.
    Contributor Type: Personal

Date

  • Creation: 1900/1920

Language

  • No Language

Description

  • Content 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.

Subject

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

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States
  • Start Date: 1900
  • End Date: 1920
  • Place Name: Germany

Collection

  • Name: Texas Fashion Collection
    Code: TXFC

Institution

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

Rights

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

Resource Type

  • Physical Object

Format

  • Image

Identifier

  • Accession or Local Control No: 1969.012.001
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc30073

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.