Beaded purse

Object Number: 
INV.1260
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Glass, linen, satin
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 3/8 x 5 x 3/8 in. ( 28.9 x 12.7 x 1 cm )
Description: 
Vertical rectangular black beadwork purse (chatelaine) on black linen ground with top flap having diagonal corners so that it is wider at the top and narrower at the bottom, beadwork looped fringe around flap and on sides and bottom of body, black satin strap with chatelaine hook sewn to reverse at the top center, black linen lining inside, front and flap worked in solid beading with no design or pattern, reverse is black linen.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group