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Purse

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1820-1840 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Straw-work

  • Credit Line:

    Given by H. M. The Queen

  • Museum number:

    W.50-1925

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Purse, leather, flat of oval section, decorated in green and yellow straw-work with floral scrolls of Chinese design, hinged flap with ground. Inside are a pocket with hinged flap and a mirror.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1820-1840 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Straw-work

Dimensions

Height: 9.5 cm, Width: 6.7 cm

Object history note

Given to the V&A in 1925 by H. M. The Queen.

Descriptive line

English 1820-40

Materials

Straw; Leather; Mirror

Techniques

Straw; Leather

Categories

Leather; Fashion; Personal accessories; Straw Marquetry

Collection

Furniture and Woodwork Collection

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