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HANDBAG

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

Square gold ring mesh handbag with inset sapphire frame. Mesh is arranged in a herringbone pattern and baguette-cut sapphires completely fill the frame. Script-style monagram of the letter "M" rests from the center-front frame also inlayed with sapphires. Kiss-lock closure above is set with round-cut sapphires and a short gold chain of short, circular links alternating with elongated square links.

Object name:
HANDBAG
Made from:
gold ring mesh -- sapphires
Made in:
New York, USA
Date made:
about 1910

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
2014.2.2
Signature marks:
MONOGRAM: M [Center-front of frame]
Credit line:
Gift of Dina Merrill Hartley, 2014