Purse made of multi-colored wooden beads arranged in a vertical stripe pattern. Purse has a metal frame with a twist knob fastening. Handle is made of red and yellow plastic links. Interior has a black woven lining with one patch pocket. Label attached to pocket: "Fine Arts Product / NEW YORK. U.S.A." Beads are on thick black thread or fine cord. The technique used for the beadwork is sometimes called right-angle weave.
(Keywords: Fashion, Accessory, Twentieth Century, Pocketbook, Handbag)
|Ownership and History|
Clothing & dress
|Lexicon Sub-category||Personal Gear|
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