Purse, British, c1905–15

Silk moiré and steel beads

The design of this purse is reminiscent of the tie-on pockets worn between the seventeenth and early twentieth centuries. Its silk moiré features delicate scroll and foliate beadwork along with looped and latticed fringing. It contains an interior purse with a metal clasp.

Accession Number: SHM.2010.T.125

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