Purse Metadata

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Title

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

Contributor

  • Donor: Brown, Ona
    Contributor Type: Personal
  • Former owner: Brown, Bessie
    Contributor Type: Personal

Date

  • Creation: 1910/1915

Language

  • No Language

Description

  • Content Description: Purse / Handbag for afternoon use. Rectangular plain polished gunmetal / steel frame with ball/snap closure and matching chain of elongated links. Body of purse formed of gunmetal / steel mesh, with linked chain latticework along bottom edge, terminating in small spheres. Purse of gunmetal mesh, suitable for afternoon use. Inside of frame is engraved "Bessie H. Brown" and "Dallas Texas 4205 Swiss Avenue"
  • Physical Description: 26 cm. from top of clasp to bottom of fringe; 19.5 cm at widest part of bag.

Subject

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

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Place Name: Germany
  • Start Date: 1910
  • End Date: 1915
  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Dallas County - Dallas

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: 1969.015.004
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc30074

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.