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1910

  • Work on this object began.

1912

  • Work on this object ended.

1997

  • We acquired this object.

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Purse (Belgium)

This is a Purse. It was designed by Eleanor Mabel Sarton. It is dated 1910–12 and we acquired it in 1997. Its medium is silk embroidery, plant fiber foundation, glass beads and its technique is embroidered in chain stitch on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Estate of Eleanor May Sarton. It is credited Gift of The Sarton Fund.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 20 x 19.1 cm (7 7/8 x 7 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Purse (Belgium); Designed by Eleanor Mabel Sarton (English, 1878–1950); silk embroidery, plant fiber foundation, glass beads; H x W: 20 x 19.1 cm (7 7/8 x 7 1/2 in.); Gift of The Sarton Fund; 1997-24-3

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