Purse. Overall beaded design with a band of multicolored flowers with green and brown leaves on a clear beaded background. Beads are stitched on woven ground fabric. White metal frame and chain handle with ball clasp. Pink silk lining with side pocket. Measures 8.5 inches high (not including handle) x 6.5 inches wide.
(Keywords: Fashion, Accessory, Early Twentieth Century, Floral)
|Ownership and History||This item came from a collection of purses assembled by Elizabeth (McMahon) Burgher (1898-1990) of Staten Island.|
Clothing & dress
|Lexicon Sub-category||Personal Gear|
Burgher, Elizabeth (McMahon)
|Support Acknowledgment||Online Collections Database record made possible by the Efron family in memory of Dr. Meryl Efron, December 2015.|
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