Stocking purse of knitted cream silk and coloured beads. The central part of the purse has blue flowers with pink centres and five green leaves on a white ground. A wreath of red and blue flowers are on either side. The shaped ends of the purse are worked in red beads with a tiny flower pattern in green and pink. At either end is a knob made of yellow beads. The slip opening is bordered by flowers and leaves worked in red, yellow and green.


  • Title: Stocking purse
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 1800/1899
  • Location: England
  • Physical Dimensions: Length: 7.75 in, Width: 2 in
  • Provenance: Given by Capt. H. G. H. Tracy, RN
  • Medium: Knitted silk, beads

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