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  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1840-1850 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silk satin with silk ribbon and chenille embroidery with tassels

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss E.D. Borradaile

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Coloured silk ribbon and chenille embroidery on silk satin brocade. The bag is square in shape, pleated at the upper part with double silk cord for suspension and two long silk tassels at the sides. On the lower part, back and front, is a wreath of embroidered flowers and blossoming stems on a greyish-white silk ground. The satin brocade is probably Spitalfields weaving.

Place of Origin

England (made)


1840-1850 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Silk satin with silk ribbon and chenille embroidery with tassels


Length: 7 in, Width: 7.125 in at widest point

Object history note

Registered File number 1929/11529.

Descriptive line

Silk satin with silk ribbon and chenille embroidery; England; 1840-1850.


Silk (textile); Ribbon; Chenille


Satin weave; Embroidered

Subjects depicted

Stems; Flowers


Accessories; Women's clothes


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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