Purse for man's court belt (shou)

Chinese
Qing dynasty
1880 to 1889


Object Place: China

Dimensions

Height x width: (bag including handle and tassles) 12 1/2 x 7 in. (31.8 x 17.8 cm)

Accession Number

11.2780

Medium or Technique

Silk embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Man’s drawstring purse in the shape of a butterfly

Provenance

Gift of Miss Louise M. Nathurst to the MFA on November 2, 1911

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Louise M. Nathurst