Reference Book "Beads on Bags, 1880s-2000 by Lorita Winfield (Author), Constance Korosec (Author), Leslie Pina (Author)
Here is a fabulous antique beaded bag purse research book. The most elegant purses are shown in the 600 color photographs display hundreds of mostly European (French, Italian, Austrian, and Czechoslovakian) handbags, many never before published. The types of bags include are Miser, American Indian, embroidered, drawstring, framed, scenic, Bohemian, and cut steel, with information on care, history, and design techniques, and close-up photographs of the intricate beadwork. The book includes good covering history of beads and bags and a chapter on how to clean and store. This is a hardback book. It is a new book. There are 215 pages to cover the many great aspects of antique purses.