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Crocheted purse

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Crocheted purse, lower part beadwork, peacock on one side, flower(?) on other side, ground beadwork white; pink, orange, green, blue, black, and white beads in design, crocheted bands yellow and green, with black beads making small figure on yellow ground, tied with cord terminating in two...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Helen Lowenthal

English, 19th century

Object Place



15.5 x 10 x 1.1 cm (6 1/8 x 3 15/16 x 7/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Glass beads on cotton knit, glass bead and cotton ornaments


Textiles and Fashion Arts