Purse Date: early century Culture: British Medium: Canvas worked with silk and metal thread, glass beads, spangles; Gobelin, tent, and detached buttonhole stitches; silk cord and silk and metal thread tassels Accession Number:
Four pie-shaped panels of strung glass beads (sablé) held together by looping stitches. Blue floral motifs on white ground. Ecru silk cord drawstrings with four blue bead-covered wood tassels. Blue silk lining.
English, early century England Dimensions Overall (without tassels and cord): 13 x 14 cm x 5 in.) Medium or Technique Linen plain weave embroidered with silk, gold metallic threads, seed pearls Braided silk and metallic cords and tassels