Purse for man's court belt (shou)

Chinese
Qing dynasty
1890–99


Object Place: China

Dimensions

Overall: purse 7.6 x 10.2 cm (3 x 4 in.) strings 26cm (10.5in.)

Accession Number

11.2790

Medium or Technique

Silk satin embroidered with silver- and gold-wrapped thread, braided silk cord

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Man’s drawstring purse (shou)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Louise M. Nathurst