This beautifully fabricated petit point embroidery on net reticule incorporates the use of beads, velvet and metallic threads . Six different petit point embroidery patterns are interspersed with beaded on velvet crowns that are bordered with chain stitch edging in transitioning colors. There is one silk bell shaped tassel attached. This c. 1840 drawstring purse retains its original silk lining and truly is a piece of art! In person the colors and details are divine!
Measures 6 x 6 inches with a 3 inch tassel.
Handle drop is 6.25 inches.
REDUCED! Antique Victorian Petit Point on Netting c. 1840 Reticule Purse
$175 $325 REDUCED