Purse for man's court belt (shou)

Chinese
Qing dynasty
late 19th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

Height x width: purse 4 x 3 3/4 in. (10.2 x 9.5 cm) strings 14 in. (10.2cm.)

Accession Number

11.2782

Medium or Technique

Silk with needlepoint embroidery with silk and gold-wrapped threads

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Man’s drawstring purse (shou) with peach shape

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Louise M. Nathurst