Purse

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Object Name: 
Purse
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
83.3.13
Dimensions: 
L: 19 cm, W: 15.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1820-1840
Primary Description: 
Polychrome non-lead glass; woven beadwork. Flat, two-sided, with rounded bottom; brown, ribbed, woven silk (?) top, tied in a knot at one side; the sides covered with beads woven on a fabric base; pattern of a woman greeting a man and dog at a gate, with rose bushes, palm tree, and other trees nearby, a garden pavilion at the right; on the reverse side, a woman holding a tethered lamb (?), with a farmhouse alongside; above a band of vividly colored flowers against a dark red background; yellow-green beads at the bottom; lined with gray and tan silk fabric.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Currie's Antiques, Source
1983-04-04
Color: 
Technique: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2002-03-21 through 2002-09-23