"Miser's" purse

French
early 19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

20 x 3.2 x 1.5 cm (7 7/8 x 1 1/4 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

41.869

Medium or Technique

Silk knit with gilt metal beads, ornaments and rings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Provenance

Before 1941, Collection of Mrs. Edward N. Herzog; 1941, anonymous gift to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 11, 1941)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift