BAG, drawstring, floral pattern, beaded

H2008.159

Small, oval shaped, Dorothy-style, multi-coloured floral pattern, beaded, evening bag. Bucket shaped body, with rounded base and sides, to straight top/opening. Beaded design all over; green base and green, red and white beaded tassel, thin floral border top and bottom of body, with central large floral banding around middle of bag. Light brown/ dark cream coloured, silky fabric edging at top, with braided cord handles, woven through top of bag to create drawstring. Cream coloured, silky fabric lining, with hand stitched inner seam. Narrow at bag opening, wider inside. Small, round, dark brown stain on lining. Drawstring/braiding evenly coloured, no sign of harsh staining or discolouration. Beading in as new condition, no pulls, or discernible missing beads.

Department: 

History Department

Collection

Stanwix Collection

History Collection

Collection Item Data

Accession Number: H2008.159
Accession Date: 29 Nov 2013
Acquisition Year: 2008

Material

beaded decoration

Beads, silky fabric

0 - Whole

Measurement

height30mm
width150mm
length225mm

 


 

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