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Purse: beaded w/drawstring, black

Object Number: 
INV.11319
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Silk, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 5/8 x 8 in. ( 24.4 x 20.3 cm )
Marks: 
embroidered: inside on pocket, on machine-made tag: "A la Pensée / 5. FAUB. ST HONORE PARIS"
Description: 
Black silk purse (evening bag) with black silk lining, drawstring of black silk cording, straight edge top and curved bottom corners with metallic spangle and beadwork design on one side only; floral design against spangle-studded background, floral motif around all sides, all edges trimmed with silk cording, pocket inside.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group