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Beaded purse

Beaded purse
Title
Beaded purse
Date 
1750-1800
Medium 
Velvet, linen, glass, paper
Dimensions 
Overall (collar up): 7 5/8 x 5 1/4 x 3/8 in. (19.4 x 13.3 x 1 cm) Overall (collar down): 5 1/4 x 5 1/4 x 3/8 in. (13.3
Description 
Multi-colored beadwork purse on brown velvet ground, fold-down collar lined with blue linen that is straight across the top when down, having straight sides and slightly curved outer edge, bottom of bag slightly wider than the opening, body curved all around with red linen edging, blue linen lining on the inside, paper between exterior and lining, blue linen strap; collars and body both have dense beading resembling floral motif which is bordered on sides and bottom with striaght 1/4-inch beads set perpendicular to the central design, collars have a double row of beads for edging.
Object Number 
INV.1261
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group