Hand woven beaded handbag, made between the late 1800's and very early 1900's.

Hand woven beaded handbag, made between the late 1800's and very early 1900's.

Vintage Hand Beaded Purse made by Haudenosaunee (Iroquois Confederacy), circa 1850

Vintage Hand Beaded Purse made by Haudenosaunee (Iroquois Confederacy), circa 1850

Large Whiting and Davis Enamel Mesh Purse Two Large Green Jewels, marked "El Sah" 1920s

Large Whiting and Davis Enamel Mesh Purse Two Large Green Jewels, marked "El Sah" 1920s

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The beaded bag has a distinct Egyptian Revival theme. So do the hooks where the celluloid chain attaches to the frame. But the birds are a stylized version of the Kiwi.

The beaded bag has a distinct Egyptian Revival theme. So do the hooks where the celluloid chain attaches to the frame. But the birds are a stylized version of the Kiwi.

Antique French SILVER frame LARGE Micro Beaded Purse Figural SWAN Beads 1850

Antique French SILVER frame LARGE Micro Beaded Purse Figural SWAN Beads 1850

Art Deco beaded bag, celluloid frame with birds, beadwork features lotus flowers, 1920's, Egyptian Revival

Art Deco beaded bag, celluloid frame with birds, beadwork features lotus flowers, 1920's, Egyptian Revival

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