Victorian Era Glass Bead Peacock Motif and Petal Hem Evening Bags, Antique
|Type||Evening Bag, Frame Bag, Dancer’s Bag|
|Materials||Glass, Metal Alloy, Leather, Silk|
|Period||Antique, Late 19th/ Early 20th Century|
|Additional Information||Frame bag has doeskin lining; petal pouch bag has fabric lining; both designs include color lined glass beads.|
- frame bag with peacock motif: distress with loose and missing beadwork, loose stitches, breakage and missing areas in the design; signs of previous repairs and replacement lining; tarnish and surface wear to the chain strap and frame.
- beaded pouch: distress with loose stitches and fraying to the straps; signs of previous repairs with the addition of personalize ribbon and an elastic drawstring after initial design; some areas of silk shattering on the lining fabric.
- measures larger peacock motif bag.