1920s Beaded Dance Bag

1920s Beaded Dance Bag

Today I finished my 1920s style beaded dance purse.

1920s style beaded dance purse

It’s an accessory for my 1920s mint green taffeta robe de style.

20s beaded dance bag pink rose

I used the same taffeta fabric.

hand sewn wrist purse

The purse is sewn by hand.

beaded dance bag lining
Inside view

I also used the turquoise taffeta fabric as lining for the purse.

pink turquoise beaded purse

The dance purse is beaded on both sides.

floral beaded wrist purse

The design is inspired by this 1900s Worth dress with water lily flowers floating on water.

beaded stumpwork flower

On one side I added a beaded stumpwork flower.

pink mint green beaded water lily flower
Detail of beaded stumpwork flower

mint green beaded tassel

The bag has also a beaded tassel, which 1920s beaded dance bags often had. On my pinterest board you’ll find many 1920s beaded bags and dance purses.

DIY beaded wrist bag

The wrist bag has a 2-step snap closure.

1920s dance bag snap closure
Snap closure 1

One snap is already closed, the other snap is still open.

1920s turquoise beaded dance purse

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