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A8652-2 Evening bag, hand made, beaded, silk / cotton / metal, maker unknown, Belgium, date unknown, used by Mrs V Richards, Sydney, Australia, c. 1968. Click to enlarge.

Evening bag used by Mrs V Richards

Made
Evening bag, beads / silk / cotton / metal, maker unknown, Belgium, used by Mrs V Richards, Sydney, Australia, c.1968

Handmade evening bag with pink metallic seed beads and transparent beads sewn on loose weave cotton backing in a geometric diamond pattern. Bag has chain like strap and metal frame, fastening at centre top with a twist knob decorated with diamontes. Lined with apricot coloured silk with pocket inside.

Summary

Object No.

A8652-2

Object Statement

Evening bag, hand made, beaded, silk / cotton / metal, maker unknown, Belgium, date unknown, used by Mrs V Richards, Sydney, Australia, c. 1968

Physical Description

Evening bag, beads / silk / cotton / metal, maker unknown, Belgium, used by Mrs V Richards, Sydney, Australia, c.1968

Handmade evening bag with pink metallic seed beads and transparent beads sewn on loose weave cotton backing in a geometric diamond pattern. Bag has chain like strap and metal frame, fastening at centre top with a twist knob decorated with diamontes. Lined with apricot coloured silk with pocket inside.

Marks

Cloth tag at inside pocket ' HAND MADE / IN BELGIUM'

Production

Cite this Object

Harvard

Evening bag used by Mrs V Richards 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 26 October 2021, <https://ma.as/389815>

Wikipedia

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