PURSE

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1920

GUSN

GUSN-13046

Description

Shield-shaped bag made of toile; white ground printed w/ red medallion - one side has bust w/ laurel wreath within circular medallion; other side has lion w/ cupid on its back within diamond medallion. Medallions surrounded by grape vine & doves and wheat & ram on pink ground; divided into sections by white silk cord. White silk & drawstring drawn through bone rings at top; lined w/ cream silk & wool check.

Details

Descriptive Terms

purses (ladies' accessories)
accessories
stitching
linen (material)
printing (process)
silk (textile)
toile (textile material)
wool (textile)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
animals
foliation (pattern)
scrolling foliage
Women's personal gear
Linen
Silk
Wool
Toile
Transfer Printed
Hand Stitched
Foliage
Classical Figure
Mythical Animal
Medallion
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

1969.5335