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Netted Purse
Late 18th c

An incredibly long purse at 21 inches; 53 cm plus tassels. Attractive design and colours.


The silk netted mesh in bands of cream, brown edged with black, with small tiny black dots, central slit, each end with brown and cream tassels, a slider of twisted linen? with a pattern in green,natural and mauve/pink.

21 in; 53 cm plus tassels.


Very good. I do not see any breaks or splits.



Bags and Purses Vanda Foster p 24

A Passion for Purses Paula Higgins and Lori Blaser, pChapter 3, p 36.

Price: £125 | $160 | €150

Ref N°: 8925