"Miser's" purse

French
early 19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

28 x 4.2 x 8.3 cm (11 x 1 5/8 x 3.25 in.)

Accession Number

41.880

Medium or Technique

Silk knit embroidered with cut steel and gilt beads and gilt metal 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