PURSE

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1910-1930

GUSN

GUSN-13043

Description

Cream silk lampas drawstring bag; alternating horizontal rows of dog-like figure in oriental costume in blue, brown & black; dog-like figure in black & black houses. Cream silk cord drawstring w/ ebonized wood bars; square stiffened base; fully lined w/ beige silk.

Details

Descriptive Terms

purses (ladies' accessories)
accessories
stitching
lampas (textile material)
silk (textile)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
animals
Orientalism
Women's personal gear
Silk
Lampas
Hand Stitched
Classical Figure
Mythical Animal
Oriental
PURSE

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.5332