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Bag. Beadwork on cotton foundation. Polychrome design: cone motif on white ground at top; band or red roses on green ground center; yellow/red vegetative motif on blue ground at base (repeated). Yellow metallic frame with scrolling floral motifs, stud closure, chain. 4 bead tassels at base....

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection


Western European, 1830–50

Object Place


22.3 x 17.6 x 1 cm (8 3/4 x 6 15/16 x 3/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Glass beadwork on cotton, beaded loop-tassel, gilt metal closure and chain, and silk lining


Textiles and Fashion Arts