Change purse: beaded

Object Number: 
INV.11326
Date: 
1800-1900
Medium: 
Silk, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 13 3/4 x 2 1/2 x 3/4 in. ( 34.9 x 6.4 x 1.9 cm )
Description: 
Wine colored crocheted silk purse (miser's bag) designed of two rectangular pouches on each end with nineteen rows of chainstitched strings connecting them between, both pouches are studded with brass beading, with brass beadwork loop fringe across the edge of the flap and across the bottom, there is a matching silk-covered metal ring which moves freely along the central strings.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group