Purse Metadata

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Title

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

Contributor

  • Donor: Swift, Mrs. James P.
    Contributor Type: Personal

Date

  • Creation: 1910/1920

Language

  • No Language

Description

  • Content Description: Purse. Ornate bell-shaped silver (plated?) frame with openwork latticework set with red and blue cabochons and with silver (plated?) chain. Body of purse is of crocheted gray with vertical stripes of horizontal rows of faceted blue beads. Bottom of bag with fringe formed of loops of matching beading. Lined in gray satin with roses and vine trim.
  • Physical Description: 18 cm. from tip of clasp to bottom of fringe; 12 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
  • Art and Architecture Thesaurus (Getty): Beadwork

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Start Date: 1910
  • End Date: 1920
  • Place Name: United States

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: 1971.003.033
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc30089

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.