Purse for man's court belt (shou)

Chinese
Qing dynasty
late 19th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

Height x width (including handle/strings): 9 x 4 3/4 in. (22.9 x 12.1 cm)

Accession Number

11.2791

Medium or Technique

Silk satin embroidered with gold and silver-wrapped threads

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Man’s drawstring purse (shou) in red silk satin with design of

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Louise M. Nathurst