Explore the CollectionPurse

33cm x 11cm
Place of Origin
Historical Period/Date
Unknown date
Registration Number
Metal Thread Embroidery,
Costume Accessories - Women,Purses,

Physical Description

Small Indian folding purse with four interior pockets. Each pocket is of a different colour - dark blue, yellow, green and red - and heavily embroidered with floral motifs using silver or gold thread and sequins. The lining is of loose cotton embroidered with a diaper design of red and yellow. The exterior is of salmon pink satin, embroidered with a close regular floral design using silver gilt thread and sequins. Geometrical border of a row of sequins.

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