Pearl Tobacco Pouch
Pearl Tobacco Pouch
Pearl Tobacco Pouch
Pearl Tobacco Pouch
Pearl Tobacco Pouch
Pearl Tobacco Pouch

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Pearl Tobacco Pouch
Third Quarter 19th c

Seed pearls applied to pouches are rare.

Description

the rust satin sewn with seed pearl flowers, their centres with green silk pekin knots, the silver leaves couched with yellow/green silks, bound with shaded blue and white narrow hand woven braids, the side drawstrings with beige corded endless knots and blue shaded bindings,6 1/4 in or 16 cm drop.

Condition

The rust has faded overall, with the high points being slightly darker. There are a few horizontal splits at the very top above the flowers.

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