Bag, Crocheted Silk Fringed Bag with Chain; Unknown maker; 1920-1930; WY.1993.13...
Bag, Crocheted Silk Fringed Bag with ChainAbout 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.
Needle workerDate Made
organic, processed material, animal, animal product, silk
inorganic, processed material, synthetic, plastic celluloid
inorganic, processed material, metal, steel
organic, processed material, vegetal, cotton
Inside frame, engraved '3'Measurements
h 640 mm x w 185 mm x d 155 mm (overall measurements)Subject and Association Keywords
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