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Purse (1)

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The Victoria and Albert Museum

The Victoria and Albert Museum

Cylindrical bag with a drawstring fastening top. Lined and trimmed with dark green shot taffeta which also forms the round base. The top and bottom edges are decorated with ruching in taffeta. The sides are knitted with coloured beads threaded on white linen thread. The background is pearly-white and the pattern consists of two baskets of flowers worked in a variety of coloured beads, mainly in red and green.

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  • Title: Purse (1)
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 1835/1844
  • Location: Great Britain
  • Physical Dimensions: Length: 10 in, Length: 25 cm, Circumference: 13.5 in, Circumference: 34.25 cm
  • Provenance: Given by Miss A. Kinkelin and Miss F. Kinkelin
  • Medium: Trimmed with silk taffeta, knitted with beads on linen thread, lined with silk taffeta

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