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Edwardian velvet cut steel evening bag. This stunning Edwardian bag is made of beautiful taupe velvet , silk, and thousands of cut steel beads. The bag has the most beautiful soft velvet , in a gorgeous deep taupe colour. It is lined with with taupe silk, which is in wonderful condition. The bead work on the bag is absolutely breathtaking. There are thousands of hand sewn beads on the bag. The beautiful pattern on the bag has floral wreathes , leaves , and a lovely diamond shaped edging with a beautiful full fringe that surrounds the sides and bottom of the bag. The handles are a drawstring silver tone chain, which may have been replaced at one time, however this makes the beautiful bag durable. This bag is a hard to find piece. Absolutely exquisite and completely wearable.
Note: This beautiful Edwardian bag also comes with two tassels of additional loose steel beads.
Measurements: Length 13" including fringe Width 9" including fringe
Weight: 282 grams
Date: Circa 1900