Miser's purse

Medium: silk, metal Technique: beaded crochet | early 19th century

Unknown Maker

Crocheted miser's purse in dark brown silk with small gold colored beads. Two bars at the top with bell-shaped mother-of-pearl ends. Gold ring with open-work design to open and close. Bell-shaped mother-of-pearl drop at the bottom.

Credit: Gift of M...
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