TWELVE BEADED TINY PURSES, All worked in multi-color glass or glass & metallic beads: 9 w/ hinged frames, either brass or cut steel; 3 missing frame or drawstring top; t/w 1 gold metal bead drawstring crochet purse, fair-good.
Olga Shumilova is extra talanted russian beadwork artist. She makes amazing and unique beaded accessories and jewelry. Usually in her work she uses seed beads,
Blue Beaded Bag, ( A previous pinner wrote she had a friend who makes beaded purses like this.again a century apart)
The craftsmanship. The softness. The density of the fabric and beading. These hand-beaded velvet medicine bags breathe.