Purse for man's court belt (shou)

Chinese
Qing dynasty
late 19th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

Height x width (including handle/strings): 13 x 8 1/2 in. (33 x 21.6 cm)

Accession Number

11.2792

Medium or Technique

Silk satin embroidered with gold and silver wrapped threads, glass beads

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

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

Provenance

Gift of Miss Louise M. Nathurst to the MFA, November 2, 1911. Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Louise M. Nathurst