Antique Textiles - Antique Costumes
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Small, square, heavily-embroidered drawstring bag. Silver metallic threads, wire, metal purl and spangles embroidered on white silk satin ground. Formal stylized floral pattern. Embroidery includes laid couching, raised work, and bullion knots to attach spangles. Two wood-core braided drawstring pulls, braided silk and metallic cords. Three tassels at bottom. Pink silk lining. Several spangles missing; silk split in some areas.
History of Handbags - From the 14th Century to Today's Bag Designers / 1
Handbags have been essential to daily life ever since people have had something precious to carry around with them and only the items have changed over time. The very first mention in written literature comes from the 14th century, even though Egyptian hieroglyphs show pouches carried around the waist. Bags were attached to what were called "girdles" which were fastened to the waist. Embroidery and jewels adorned these articles and were used to show status - the richer the person, the more…
Purse | British | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Curios and Treasures," August 15, 2000–April 29, 2001.New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Fashion and Virtue: Textile Patterns and the Print Revolution, 1520–1620," October 20, 2015–January 10, 2016
Jałmużniczki haftowane we wzory miniaturalne
Sakiewki w kształcie trapezu, z wyhaftowanymi miniaturami wzorowanymi na kodeksie z Manesse, Biblii Maciejowskiego oraz Liber ad Honorem Augusti.
National Museum of Scotland A.1956.1197 Square purse of white satin with petit point embroidery in coloured silks, and lined in pink silk: English, early 17th century