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Drawstring bag

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Basket-shaped flat drawstring bag. Beadwork on cotton foundation. Polychrome design on white ground: basket with flowers, holly at top border. Blue cotton knit at top. Blue silk tape drawstring. Unlined.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

beadwork

Western European, 1830–50

Object Place

Dimensions

18.9 x 17.3 cm (7 7/16 x 6 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.2489

Medium or Technique

Glass beads on cotton knit with cotton tape; beadwork

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes