This is a Purse. It was designed by Franz Xaver Unterseher and made by Emma & Sophie Maull. It is dated ca. 1915 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is silk, glass beads, silver and its technique is beaded knitting. It is a part of the Textiles department.
This object was
Betty Ivey Martin.
It is credited
Gift of Betty Ivey Martin.
Its dimensions are
H x W (with chain extended): 40.6 × 24.3 cm (16 in. × 9 9/16 in.)
It has the following markings
STERLING (stamped on frame)
It is inscribed
Vivian Martin Jefferson (engraved on frame)
Cite this object as
Purse; Designed by Franz Xaver Unterseher (German, 1888–1954); silk, glass beads, silver; H x W (with chain extended): 40.6 × 24.3 cm (16 in. × 9 9/16 in.); Gift of Betty Ivey Martin; 1988-78-2
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Paisley.