Purse

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1910-1930

GUSN

GUSN-23472

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

Descriptive Terms

purses (ladies' accessories)
accessories
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
brass (alloy)
embroidering
silk (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
peafowl
Velvet
Brass
Silk
Beaded
Embroidered
Peacock
PURSE

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

8 x 9 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.1658