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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, metallic beads and its technique is beaded netting. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

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

Its dimensions are

H x W: 27.9 x 3.8 cm (11 x 1 1/2 in.)

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Miser's Purse (France), early 19th century; silk, metallic beads; H x W: 27.9 x 3.8 cm (11 x 1 1/2 in.); Gift of Mrs. Albert Blum; 1953-106-60

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