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  • Miser’s Purse (France), early 19th century

    Crocheted white silk ornamented with cut steel beads in variation of a hexagonal pattern; two faceted steel rings with raised ball pattern, control side opening. Tasssels at either end of…

  • Miser’s Purse (France), early 19th century

    White silk purse ornamented with cut steel beads in zigzag and diamond patterns. Two steel rings with raised ball pattern, control side opening; tassels of steel bars and beads at…

  • Miser’s Purse (France), early 19th century

    White silk netted purse ornamented with cut steel bands in pattern of triple zigzags, dots and crosses. Two faceted steel rings control side opening; tassels of cut steel beads at…

  • Miser’s Purse (France), early 19th century

    Crocheted white silk ornamented with cut steel beads in overall diamond pattern. Two steel rings control side opening; tassels of steel beads at either end.

  • Miser’s Purse (France), 1815–40

    Netted white silk ornamented with cut steel beads in small star and anchor motifs and a larger triple zigzag pattern. Two faceted steel rings control side closing; small cut steel…

  • Miser’s Purse (France), early 19th century

    Crocheted miser’s purse in dark brown silk with small gold colored beads. Two bars at the top with bell-shaped mother-of-pearl ends. Gold ring with open-work design to open and close.…

  • Miser’s Purse (possibly USA), 1890–1910

    Miser’s purse with center slit and movable ring. Knitted in an openwork stitch in blue silk strung with clear glass beads. A small tassel at each end of strung glass…

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