Handbag (T37c)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Handbag

Made in

London

Date

1979

Description

Knitted acrylic and mohair handbag in smokey blues, greys and reds, with a drawstring.

Materials and techniques

65% acrylic, 35% kid mohair. Waist ties with glass beads. Machine-knitted on Knitmaster 326 using tuck stitch pattern. Waist ties using rouleau technique. Crochet finish with picot edge. Hand-knitted collar using two yarns and 'fireflowers' pattern design.

Dimensions

length:  38cm

Object number

T37c

Category

Maker's statement

A typical example of my work, using machine knitting as a background for hand techniques and extensive finishing.