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Purse (da lian)

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Folding wallet embroidered with dragons

Provenance

Gift of Louis H. farlow to the MFA on March 3, 1910

Credit Line

Gift of Louis H. Farlow

Chinese, Qing dynasty, 1880–90

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Height x width (as photographed): 7 x 3 1/2 in. (17.8 x 8.9 cm)

Accession Number

10.52

Medium or Technique

Silk embroidered with silk and couched with gold-wrapped thread

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes