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Purse with braid

Purse with braid

  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Date:

    late 19th century-early 20th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Embroidered cotton and satin with silk and silver thread, and lined with cotton

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr H. Helmer

  • Museum number:

    T.132&A-1963

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Oblong embroidered purse with knotted braid ornament.

Place of Origin

China (made)

Date

late 19th century-early 20th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Embroidered cotton and satin with silk and silver thread, and lined with cotton

Descriptive line

Purse of satin embroidered with silk and silver threads lined with cotton, China, late 19th century-early 20th century

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Wilson, Verity. Chinese Dress. London: V&A Publications, 1986, 70p, plate 58.

Categories

Accessories; Fashion; Embroidery

Collection

East Asia Collection

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