Woman's Work Bag and Box

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Woman's Work Bag and Box

Portugal, Lisbon, circa 1787
Tools and Equipment; boxes
a) Work bag: Silk and gold embroidery, sequins, paste stones, wax seals, painted wood; b) Box: Painted wood; c) Lid: Painted wood
a) Work bag: 15 1/2 x 15 in. (39.37 x 38.1 cm); b) Box: 5 x 8 3/4 in. (12.7 x 22.22 cm); c) Lid: 8 1/4 x 15 1/4 in. (20.95 x 38.73 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Laykin (M.81.94a-c)
Not currently on public view

Bibliography

  • Maeder, Edward et al.. An Elegant Art: Fashion & Fantasy in the Eighteenth Century. Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art; New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1983.