User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Crocheted purse

Start collecting

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...

Show Full Description

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Helen Lowenthal

English, 19th century

Object Place

England

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

55.378

Medium or Technique

Glass beads on cotton knit, glass bead and cotton ornaments

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes