Bag, Crocheted Silk Fringed Bag with Chain; Unknown maker; 1920-1930; WY.1993.13...

Name/Title

Bag, Crocheted Silk Fringed Bag with Chain

About this object

This is a hand-made crocheted silk handbag with a long decorative fringe. It closes with an ivory coloured celluloid frame and has a chain handle, which may have been purchased with the crotchet worked at home. Inside, a length of floral embroidered gimp has been applied to strengthen where the crochet work joins the frame.

Maker

Unknown maker

Maker Role

Needle worker

Date Made

1920-1930

Period

1920s

Place Made

Unknown

Medium and Materials

organic, processed material, animal, animal product, silk
inorganic, processed material, synthetic, plastic celluloid
inorganic, processed material, metal, steel
organic, processed material, vegetal, cotton

Inscription and Marks

Inside frame, engraved '3'

Measurements

h 640 mm x w 185 mm x d 155 mm (overall measurements)

Subject and Association Keywords

Clothing and Accessories

Object Type

containers

Object number

WY.1993.137.4

Copyright Licence  

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