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Flat drawstring bag

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Flat drawstring bag. Beadwork on cotton foundation. Polychrome design: Venetian street scene with 2 men and 3 women in mid-18th century costume before buildings in Piazza San Marco (repeated). Pink and gray bead fringe at base. Gray silk cord drawstring. Gray silk lining.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

beadwork

Italian, 1820–50

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

31 x 25 cm (12 3/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.1157

Medium or Technique

Cotton and beadwork

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes