Beautiful Figural Silk Stitch

Beautiful Figural Silk Stitch

Vintage Silk Stitch Figural Parlor Scene Purse Exquisite detail with different pattern on each side. Fit for royalty! Excellent vintage condition. Silk lining intact. Some interior staining. View all photos and email any additional questions: wstew10477@aol.com 7.5"...

History of a Purse Maker: Schwestern Landsberger to Marketa

A few years ago I bought a micro petit point purse that has a sterling frame with marcasites and tiny pearls, and scrolled initials on the clasp.  It’s very well made.  The interior tag reads: Schwestern Landsberger Wien IX. Porzellangasee No. 43.  In the pocket is a...
Book Review: The Pocket

Book Review: The Pocket

Book Review The Pocket - A Hidden History of Women’s Lives by Barbara Burman and Ariane Fennetaux  Barbara Burman and Ariane Fennetaux have written the first comprehensive examination of pockets, a costume accessory worn exclusively by women. This is a scholarly work...