Small flat bag of coloured beads netted on a foundation of thick linen thread, and patterned with bird and flowers and inscribed 'IN HOP ME HART DOTH REST'. With brown, green, white, yellow and blue beads. Lined with chamois leather. Above the beadwork is a band of material of green silk covered with a pale pink silk. There is also a pink satin lining and pink ribbon handles. The pink silk and satin are probably later additions.


  • Title: Bag
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 1625/1650
  • Location: England
  • Physical Dimensions: Width: 13 cm, Length: 11.5 cm, Width: 5.125 in, Length: 4.5 in
  • Provenance: Given by the family of the late Mrs Egerton M. Baines
  • Medium: Threaded linen and beads, lined with leather and silk


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