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Purse (France), 17th century

This is a Purse. It is dated 17th century and we acquired it in 1959. Its medium is silk, metal and its technique is tapestry woven. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Gift of Irwin Untermyer.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 10 x 16 cm (3 15/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Purse (France), 17th century; silk, metal; H x W: 10 x 16 cm (3 15/16 x 6 5/16 in.); Gift of Irwin Untermyer; 1959-170-9

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