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Purse: beaded w/drawstring, black

Object Name: Purse
Date: 1850-1900
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Medium: Silk, metal, glass
Dimensions: Overall: 10 x 8 1/2 in. ( 25.4 x 21.6 cm )
Place made: Europe, France, Paris
Description: Black silk purse (evening bag) with black silk lining, drawstring of black silk cording, straight edge top and curved bottom corners with black metallic spangles and black beadwork design on one side only; floral design against spangle-studded background, floral motif around all sides, all edges trimmed with silk cording, pocket inside.
Object Number: INV.11320
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Marks: embroidered: inside on pocket, on machine-made tag: "A la Pensée / 5 FAUB. ST HONORE PARIS"