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Evening bag, mirror case and mirror

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1934-1940 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    J.A.C. (retailer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lamé embroidered with gold thread, seed-pearls and glass beads, lined with moiré silk

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mrs F.C.C. Treen

  • Museum number:

    T.137 to B-1981

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Evening bag of gold lamé lined with pale green moiré silk, heavily embroidered with a scrolling Deco design composed of massed seed-pearls and densely worked gold embroidery, with some contrast inserts of green moiré. Clasp densely beaded and set with seed pearls, enamelled flowers, and pale green enamel. Gold lamé finger loop on the back of the bag. Mirror case and mirror.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1934-1940 (made)

Artist/maker

J.A.C. (retailer)

Materials and Techniques

Lamé embroidered with gold thread, seed-pearls and glass beads, lined with moiré silk

Marks and inscriptions

'1731 CI / EDFN / ONE / ONLY / N2120' and '39 / J.A.C. / (1934) LTD / BRITISH MADE / E5775'
Written/printed on hang-tag

Descriptive line

Evening bag of embroiderd lamé lined with silk, mirror case and mirror, retailed by J.A.C., England, 1934-1940

Materials

Lamé; Moiré (textile); Seed pearls; Metal thread; Glass beads

Categories

Fashion; Accessories; Evening wear; Embroidery; Women's clothes

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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