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Beaded Bag
about 1920s
Original Owner:Probably originally owned by Doris Sybil Ward , American
Textile Maker:Made by Unknown
Hand-stitched cotton, silk, and glass beads; metal snap
Primary Dimensions (height x width): 6 5/8 x 3 1/2in. (16.8 x 8.9cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Sybil Gillett Smith
Description: Small bag in the shape of a pansy, beaded with blue, gray, and yellow petals, with a garnet red and pink center. The carrying strap is about 3 1/4 inches long and is beaded in dark blue, light blue, and clear beads. The bag is lined in light blue silk on one side and white cotton on the other. The interior is divided into two compartments with a flap of the lining fabrics--silk on one side, cotton on the other. The bag closes with a black enamelled metal snap at the base of the strap.
Object Number: 2001.55.4
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