Purse With Braid

late 19th century-early 20th century (made)
Not currently on display at the V&A

Place Of Origin

Oblong embroidered purse with knotted braid ornament.

object details
Object Type
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Purse
  • Braid
Materials and Techniques
Embroidered cotton and satin with silk and silver thread, and lined with cotton
Brief Description
Purse of satin embroidered with silk and silver threads lined with cotton, China, late 19th century-early 20th century
Physical Description
Oblong embroidered purse with knotted braid ornament.
Credit line
Given by Mr H. Helmer
Bibliographic Reference
Wilson, Verity. Chinese Dress. London: V&A Publications, 1986, 70p, plate 58.
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record createdJune 25, 2009
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