Purse

Chinese
Qing dynasty
1870–80


Object Place: China

Dimensions

Height x width: (bag including handle and tassles) 13 x 5 1/2 in. (33 x 14 cm)

Accession Number

92.2721

Medium or Technique

Silk satin embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Butterfly-shaped drawstring purse with silk tasseled cords and design of embroidered

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Henry P. Sturgis to the MFA on October 1, 1892

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry P. Sturgis