Miser's purse

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One side in green crocheted silk with cut steel beads; the other in brown silk ornamented with gold beads. The side opening is controlled by two rings, one of cut steel, the other of gold. A cut steel tassel is attached to the green silk end while an ornamental gold drop decorates the brown end. Made in: France. Date: 1800s. Record ID: chndm_1953-106-42.

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