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Needlepoint bag

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Needlepoint bag. Polychrome silk embroidered on yellow metallic wire mesh: floral wreath (obv.), floral spray (rev.), green silk plush borders. Yellow metallic frame with grapevine design, stud closure, chain. 2 yellow metallic bead tassels at base. Yellow silk lining.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Central European, 1850–70

Object Place

Central Europe


Overall: 15 x 21cm (5 7/8 x 8 1/4in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts