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Five small Chinese coin purses
Five small Chinese coin purses
Date:
19th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Silk, Metal Thread; Embroidery
Dimensions:
10.5 x 14.5 cm (4 1/8 x 5 11/16 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Asia
Accession Number:
X1989.170.1-5
Acquisition Date:
1901-01-01
Credit Line:

Museum collection

Measurements refer to the largest of the five.
Small embroidered bags with drawstrings and tassels for coins or tobacco. The purse on the left is in the longevity peach shape, the others are referred to as cashew shaped.

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”