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Work bag

Description

Dark gold changeable silk taffeta circular bag with oval celluloid handles. Side openings trimmed with yellow glass bead, self-covered button at each side trimmed with yellow beads and surrounded by 6 embroidered triangles. Lined with light blue changeable ribbed silk.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1900
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
beads (pierced objects)
celluloid (cellulosic)
embroidering
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Descriptive terms
BAG, NEEDLEWORK
bags (generic containers)
Beaded
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
Beads
beads (pierced objects)
Celluloid
celluloid (cellulosic)
Domesticity
Embroidered
embroidering
Hand Stitched
home (concept)
needlework (visual works)
Sewing
sewing (process)
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Taffeta
taffeta
Triangle
Women's Clothing
Accession Number
1969.6281
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
73850
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