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Date
1930 – 1950
Material
fibre; metal
Catalogue Number
103.08.0239
Description
A red and yellow net bag with short braided handle, and yellow and orange tassel at bottom. Thick red and yellow silk ? cord has been knotted into a net pouch with the ends braided to form a handle. Bottom of pouch is gathered with thicker, yellow silk cord tied in ornate knot and attached to tass…
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Title
Evening Purse
Date
1930 – 1950
Material
fibre; metal
Dimensions
1.5 x 3.0 x 46.0 cm
Description
A red and yellow net bag with short braided handle, and yellow and orange tassel at bottom. Thick red and yellow silk ? cord has been knotted into a net pouch with the ends braided to form a handle. Bottom of pouch is gathered with thicker, yellow silk cord tied in ornate knot and attached to tassel. Tassel composed of fine yellow threads of silk dyed bright orange at the ends and flattened around rectangular support at top which is wrapped with gold coloured metallic thread woven through the silk threads to form a rectilinear pattern.
Subject
households
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0239
Images
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