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Bag. Silk crochet in design of blue and white bands with cut steel beads in vining floral and cone (buta) motifs. Steel frame, stud closure, chain. Steel bead tassels at sides, fringe at base.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

beadwork

Western European, 1840–60

Object Place

Dimensions

17.5 x 17 cm (6 7/8 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.1168

Medium or Technique

Silk crochet with cut steel beads, ornaments, clasp and chain

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes