Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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drawstring bag
  • drawstring bag, date unknown
  • Where object was made: country unknown
  • silk, beads, crocheting
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1269

Small drawstring purse with green silk ruffle at top with horizontal bands of cut steel beads on tan and gray body. It has steel bead fringe along the bottom. There are strings attached through loops near the top which have beaded tassels attached. The there are zigzag bands and niche shapes in the beading.