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The ground of the lower part of the bag is of opalescent beads. At the very bottom is a band of blue beads, above, a vine of blue leaves, and above this bunches of colored flowers ending in long sprays. At the top are deep blue points. Finished at the top with blue silk, at the bottom with a...

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Gift of the Misses Catharine Langdon Rogers and Clara Bates Rogers

American, About mid-19th century


25.7 x 21 cm (10 1/8 x 8 1/4 in.) including ties

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Medium or Technique

Glass beads and Silk knit nit, silk, silk ribbon, leather lining


Textiles and Fashion Arts