PURSE

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1890-1900

GUSN

GUSN-73797

Description

Dark blue silk taffeta; drawstring closure w/ blue silk cord & loops; gathered at bottom w/ large self-covered button w/ amber colored beadwork at center; 3 bands of beadwork around body. Overcast stitch of beadwork around opening; lined w/ printed silk - red ground w/ stylized blue flowers.

Details

Descriptive Terms

purses (ladies' accessories)
accessories
stitching
silk (textile)
taffeta
twill
floral patterns
Women's personal gear
Silk
Taffeta
Twill
Hand Stitched
Floral
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

1969.6225