Purse

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1840-1880

GUSN

GUSN-13050

Description

Needlepointed, triangular shape w/ drawstring top; sections in purple, olive green, red beige, light blue & mustard wool decorated w/ steel beadwork in "X" motif. Sections outlined w/ black; rust border w/ greek key motif; multicolored drawstring passes through metal rings at top; beaded tassel at bottom; lined w/ plum & multicolored warp patterned ikat.

Details

Descriptive Terms

purses (ladies' accessories)
accessories
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
stitching
ikat
needlepoint (needleworking)
silk (textile)
wool (textile)
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
Bag, Carrying
Purse
Women's personal gear
Wool
Silk
Ikat
Needlepoint
Hand Stitched
"X"
Beaded
Purse

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear; Personal Carrying & Storage Gear

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.6339