Antique Beaded Purse Gallery
Venetian Scenic
In the 1920’s, the discovery of King Tut’s tomb created a craze for all things Egyptian, including ladies’ handbags and vanity items.  Egyptian-themed beaded bags are highly sought by collectors. This rare example features a celluloid frame in the shape of a headpiece.  The beadwork is tambour (chain) -stitched backwards on fine netting, creating intricate patterns comprised of rows of beads.
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