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What is this?

Unlined drawstring bag with two different macramé knots used to produce a lattice-like pattern with diamond-shaped clusters of of tiny balls, in gold and silver metallic yarns.

This is a purse from United Kingdom. It is dated early 17th century and we acquired it in 1989. Museum purchase from Au Panier Fleuri, McNeil, and General Acquisitions Endowment Funds.

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Its medium is

medium: metallic yarns technique: knotting (macramé) label: macramé in metallic yarns

Its dimensions are

H x W (excluding drawstrings): 9 x 10.5 cm (3 9/16 x 4 1/8 in.)

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