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Purse for man's court belt (shou)

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Man's drawstring purse in the shape of a butterfly

Provenance

Gift of Miss Louise M. Nathurst to the MFA on November 2, 1911

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Louise M. Nathurst

Chinese, Qing dynasty, 1880 to 1889

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Height x width: (bag including handle and tassles) 12 1/2 x 7 in. (31.8 x 17.8 cm)

Accession Number

11.2780

Medium or Technique

Silk embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes