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"Miser's" purse

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Credit Line

From the Collection of Mrs. Edward N. Herzog

French, early 19th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

30.5 x 5.5 x 1.5 cm (12 x 2 3/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

41.878

Medium or Technique

White silk; knit ground with design of wavy bands of gilt metal beads outline with green silk embroidery thread and minute discs of gilt metal beads outline with pink silk embroidery thread, between wavy lines at ends; vertical lines of gilt metal bead

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Textiles and Fashion Arts

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