Date Made: 1900-1930 Description: Purse; iridescent copper beads, looped fringe. Completely beaded in iridescent copper colored seed beads. Looped fringe along bottom edge. Goldtone frame with a floral design with an acorn clasp. Chain handle. Lined in gold silk.
Date Made: 1915-1920 Description: Purse; beaded rose and geometric designs in black, clear, red, pink, and green, drawstring. Black and clear ground with Greek key and fan shaped motif. A swag of roses arches above fan motif, overlaying Greek key border. Two additional roses at base of fan shape. Purse is completely beaded except for the black crocheted top through which the black cord drawstring is inserted. Small ball and beaded tassel at bottom edge of purse. Lined in navy blue cotton.
Date Made: 1900-1920 Description: Purse; black crochet with silver steel beaded looped fringe. Bottom is closely crocheted, middle has an elongated open net design, top half in a net motif. Silvertone frame with double chain handle. Steel bead tassels on either side of frame. Looped fringe at bottom.
Circa 1900 Micro Beaded Handbag with aqua blue and silver & black ground is decorated with both opaque and transparent glass seed beads in highly contrasted shades of green leaves, and flowers in two color palettes -vibrant clover amber, yellow and copper & opaque and shimmering pink, cherry red and pearlescent white. Fringed descends in color from anthracite to copper, to aqua to clover amber.