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