Man's drawstring purse (shou) of black silk satin with design of flowers and leaves embroidered in silk and couched with silver- and gold-wrapped thread; yellow braided silk cord with four oval pink glass beads.
Gift of Miss Louise M. Nathurst to the MFA on November 2, 1911
Gift of Miss Louise M. Nathurst
Chinese, Qing dynasty, late 19th century
Height x width (including handle/strings): 12 1/2 x 11 3/4 in. (31.8 x 29.8 cm)
Medium or Technique
Silk satin embroidered with silk and silver- and gold-wrapped threads, braided silk cord, glass beads