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Purse

Object Number: 
INV.1268
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Cotton, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 x 18 3/8 x 1/4 in. ( 5.1 x 46.7 x 0.6 cm )
Description: 
Black crocheted purse (miser's bag) with metal beadwork, slit in the center; one side tapers to a point, has striped rows of beading and a beadwork tassel, the other side has one band of beading and two rows of triangles, with straight edge and beadwork fringe.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group