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Basket purse w/medallions of monuments

Object Number: 
INV.11342
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Silk, linen, metal, glass, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. ( 8.9 x 6.4 cm )
Description: 
Tambour worked purse (coin purse) on linen ground with drawstring closure, which sits inside a brass basket; various colors of silk floss floral patterns surround the bag, ornamental basket has four glass-covered miniatures of European sites, inside lined with silk.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group