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Miser's Purse (France), early 19th century

This is a Miser's purse. It is dated early 19th century and we acquired it in 1953. Its medium is silk, steel and its technique is knotted netting. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Albert Blum. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Albert Blum.

Its dimensions are

L: 21.5 cm (8 7/16 in.)

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Miser's Purse (France), early 19th century; silk, steel; L: 21.5 cm (8 7/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. Albert Blum; 1953-106-102

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