Small purse made of four shield-shaped panels; 1660-1700

 
Small purse made of four shield-shaped panels; 1660-1700
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 22cm x 29cm

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A small purse made of four shield-shaped panels. The edges are bound with laid silver-gilt thread and yellow silk in ladder stitch. A double drawstring of plaited pink silk runs through the top edge and is decorated with four knob-tassels of silver-gilt thread, worked in buttonhole stitch over a wooden core and finished with loops of silk and metal thread and tufts of silk lined with pale cream silk.

Image Details

Date
 
1660 AD - 1700 AD
Image Number
 
011542

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