Purse: gold embroidery w/pearl claspwork

Object Number: 
INV.12046
Date: 
1800-1875
Medium: 
Silk, gold
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 1/2 x 6 1/4 in. ( 31.8 x 15.9 cm )
Description: 
Purse embroidered in various colors of silk in petit point on brown background, with square snap fastener and rounded bottom corners; floral design embroidered on both sides bordered with triangle pattern, purl floss crochet across top and at corners on both sides, lined with green silk, snap fastener trimmed inside with lamé edging, double beaded chain handle.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group