"Miser's" purse

French
early 19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

23.5 x 4.5 x 1.4 cm (9 1/4 x 1 3/4 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

41.870

Medium or Technique

Silk net with gilt metal beads, rings and ornaments

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Ground: silk netting.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Anonymous gift