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Purse (France), 17th century

This is a Purse. It is dated 17th century and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is horsehair, silk and metal-wrapped silk-core yarn and its technique is tapestry woven. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf (American, 1887–1961). It is credited Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf.

  • Vase, 1909
  • glazed and lustered earthenware.
  • Gift of Caroline Rennolds Milbank.
  • 2017-23-1

Its dimensions are

H: 11 cm (4 5/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Purse (France), 17th century; horsehair, silk and metal-wrapped silk-core yarn; H: 11 cm (4 5/16 in.); Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf; 1962-58-28

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