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bag, panel

Date: 1920 - 1929
Country: United States of America
Continent: North America
Technique: embroidery, weaving
Material: glass on cotton
Dimensions: 9 x 8 in. (22 x 21 cm)
Credit: Gift of Elizabeth "Betsy" Tuttle
Accession Number: 1999.03.004


Comments: Rectangular (nearly square) bead bag fragment.  Multi-colored glass seed beads are stitched onto fabric specifically fabricated for the size of seed bead used.  On the lower half of the bag, a white and clear beaded swan floats in blue, clear and black water among green lily pads and pink and white lilies.  The upeper half of the bag is filled with green, green/blue, and clear palms and foliage and a pink sky.  All of the motifs are outlined in black beads.

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This object has the following bibliographic references:
  • Richard Holiner. Antique Purses: A History, Identification, and Value Guide. Collector Books. Paducah, KY , 1990. Page Number: 51.
  • Jules & Kaethe Kliot. Bead Work. Lacis Publications. Berkley, California , 1984.

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