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Purse

1998.1658 (RS23042)

Description

Black velvet purse w/ embroidered and beaded design on side--2 Chinese peacocks facing each other. Red, blue and green beads. Small velvet handle. Brass clasp. Peach silk inner lining--side pocket and inner money pouch w/ brass clasp. Small velvet flap by brass clasp.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1910-1930
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
brass (alloy)
embroidering
silk (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Beaded
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
Brass
brass (alloy)
Embroidered
embroidering
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Peacock
peafowl
PURSE
purses (ladies' accessories)
Silk
silk (textile)
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Dimensions
8 x 9 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.1658
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
23472

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