Small purse made from two halves of a walnut shell, 1650-1680

 
Small purse made from two halves of a walnut shell, 1650-1680
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 22cm x 29cm

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A small purse made from two halves of a walnut shell, covered with pink silk and the two sections joined by silk gussets with a drawstring top. The silk is edged with silver thread in buttonhole stitch. The drawstring and loop-handle are of plaited pink silk and silver thread.

Image Details

Date
 
1650 AD - 1680 AD
Image Number
 
011530

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