Miser's purse

American


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

37 x 5 x 1.8 cm (14 9/16 x 1 15/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.2289

Medium or Technique

Silk knit nit with cut steel beads, fixtures, tassels and rings

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Miser’s purse; silk knitted in horizontal ombré stripes blue and brown with small cut steel beads added in vertical stripes; twisted, looped cut steel tassel at each end; two cut steel rings in center; rings rusty; several cracks and holes.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Eleanor E. Barry