Change purse: ring sliding closure, crochet

Object Number: 
INV.8100
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Silk, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 x 2 1/8 in. ( 7.6 x 5.4 cm )
Description: 
Blue gold and black silk crocheted change purse with braided drawstring closing, flat bottom with braided fringe that when turned upside down looks like a mortarboard with a chin strap.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group