Handbag Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Handbag
  • Added Title Beaded Bag

Contributor

  • Donor: McCash, Debbie
    Contributor Type: Personal

Date

  • Creation: 1900/1909

Language

  • No Language

Description

  • Content Description: Handbag. Rectangular frame of cast openwork brass floral designs with traces of gilding. Ball and snap closure and gilt brass suspension chain. Bag is of dark purple crocheted silk, with three different types of beading. Area at frame is plain all-over beading of purple/bronze iridescent cut beads. Below this, and at bottom of bag is fringe of looped beading. The main body of the bag has vertical stripes of beads arranged in horizontal rows. Lined with bright purple silk, trimmed in gold cording. Contains a small gold kid leather purse embossed with a stylized thorn pattern.
  • Physical Description: 22 cm. from tip of clasp to bottom of fringe; 18 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: 1900
  • End Date: 1909
  • 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: 1983.014.002
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc30207

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