Beaded Figural Purse 1840

Beaded Figural Purse 1840

Type: Beaded and Knitted PurseMaterial(s): Knitted cotton, beadsDesigner/Maker: Unknown Date or Era:  1840   Description:  Tiny beads and some knitted work.  Different scenes on each side.  The people appear to be well-to-do.  There is a nanny holding a child and the...
German Beaded Bag

German Beaded Bag

Bag by Jacob Wilhelm Fehrle, Schwäbisch Gmünd. Fehrle (1884-1974) was a well-known German painter, draftsman and sculptor. His beaded bag designs for the local industry are peculiarities, only a few copies were made. The bag is now with the descendants of the artist....
Micro Beaded Floral

Micro Beaded Floral

  Type: Micro Beaded FloralMaterial(s): beadsDesigner/Maker: UnknownMarkings: noneDate or Era: 1920Dimensions:Description: Large micro beaded floral on turquoise & coral jeweled frame.  Chain has beads & filigree balls. Collection of Kathy...
Micro Beaded Figural

Micro Beaded Figural

Micro beaded figural purse, from the collection of Kim Stonecipher. This purse was by Julius Frankl. Design description is from Sabina Schurenberg: The man is holding a stick decorated with flowers (roses).  This kind of stick indicates that the man is coming on...
Sioux Beaded Doctor’s Bag

Sioux Beaded Doctor’s Bag

  Lakota Sioux Beaded Doctors Bag. c.1900 Fully beaded bag with use of lazy stitch beading decorated with various Sioux geometric forms as well as butterflies.  Rather than thread, the beading was done with sinew. The Lakota would trade for European beads in the...