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Miser's Purse (France), 1820–40

This is a Miser's purse. It is dated 1820–40 and we acquired it in 1953. Its medium is silk, metal and its technique is 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

L x W x D: 31 × 2.9 cm (12 3/16 × 1 1/8 in.)

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Miser's Purse (France), 1820–40; silk, metal; L x W x D: 31 × 2.9 cm (12 3/16 × 1 1/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. Albert Blum; 1953-106-97

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Paisley.

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