Work bag

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1880-1900

GUSN

GUSN-73850

Description

Dark gold changeable silk taffeta circular bag with oval celluloid handles. Side openings trimmed with yellow glass bead, self-covered button at each side trimmed with yellow beads and surrounded by 6 embroidered triangles. Lined with light blue changeable ribbed silk.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bags (generic containers)
needlework (visual works)
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
beads (pierced objects)
celluloid (cellulosic)
embroidering
stitching
silk (textile)
taffeta
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
home (concept)
sewing (process)
Women's Clothing
Silk
Taffeta
Celluloid
Beads
Beaded
Embroidered
Hand Stitched
Triangle
Domesticity
Sewing
BAG, NEEDLEWORK

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Related Items

Title PURSE Accession Number 1969.5150

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Textileworking T&E

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.6281