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Purse for man's court belt (shou)

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Man's drawstring purse (shou) in black silk satin with design of

Provenance

Gift of Miss Louise M. Nathurst to the MFA, November 2, 1911. Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Louise M. Nathurst

Chinese, Qing dynasty, late 19th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Height x width (including handle/strings): 13 x 8 1/2 in. (33 x 21.6 cm)

Accession Number

11.2792

Medium or Technique

Silk satin embroidered with gold and silver wrapped threads, glass beads

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes