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1944

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Bag (USA)

This is a Bag. It is dated mid-19th century and we acquired it in 1944. Its medium is glass beads, silk, bone and its technique is beaded knitting. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Harley Lord Stowell. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Harley Lord Stowell.

  • Sample, Beaded Alphabet, A
  • acrylic beads, steel wire.
  • Courtesy of R & Company, New York and The Haas Brothers, Los Angeles.
  • 76.2015.15
  • Sample, Beaded Alphabet, C
  • acrylic beads, steel wire.
  • Courtesy of R & Company, New York and The Haas Brothers, Los Angeles.
  • 76.2015.17

Our curators have highlighted 3 objects that are related to this one.

  • Sample, Beaded Alphabet, D
  • acrylic beads, steel wire.
  • Courtesy of R & Company, New York and The Haas Brothers, Los Angeles.
  • 76.2015.18
  • Sample, Beaded Alphabet, F
  • acrylic beads, steel wire.
  • Courtesy of R & Company, New York and The Haas Brothers, Los Angeles.
  • 76.2015.20
  • Sample, Beaded Alphabet, E
  • acrylic beads, steel wire.
  • Courtesy of R & Company, New York and The Haas Brothers, Los Angeles.
  • 76.2015.19

Its dimensions are

H x W: 18.5 x 13 cm (7 5/16 x 5 1/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Bag (USA); glass beads, silk, bone; H x W: 18.5 x 13 cm (7 5/16 x 5 1/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. Harley Lord Stowell; 1944-57-18

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