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Title

Handbag with carved gumnut design on mount

1923


Artist

Jessica Booth

Australia

04 Sep 1885 - 21 Oct 1965


Details


Other Title

Handbag


Date

1923


Media category

Textile


Materials used

hand woven wool with carved wooden mount; silk lined with palm mirror


Dimensions

21.8 x 26.8 cm


Credit

Purchased 1923


Location

Not on display


Accession number

2346


Artist information

Jessica Booth

Works in the collection

4


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Deborah Edwards and Alisa de Torres, Australian decorative arts, Sydney, 1991, 24. cat.no. 107

Jackie Menzies, Project 24: Cicadas and gumnuts - the Society of Arts and Crafts 1906-1935, Sydney, 1978. cat.11; titled 'Handbag'; Collection of the Art Gallery of New South Wales