"Miser's" purse

French
19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Overall: 30.5 x 4.4 cm (12 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

41.879

Medium or Technique

Silk net, with glass and gilt-metal beads, rings, and tassels

Out on Loan

On display at Nagoya/Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Japan, June 10, 2017 – October 15, 2017

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Provenance

Mrs. Edward N. Herzog, New York. 1941, anonymous collection; 1941, anonymous gift to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 11, 1941)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift