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Gaming Purse (Italy)

This is a Gaming purse. It is dated 17th century and we acquired it in 1926. Its medium is silk, metal thread and its technique is embroidered on velvet. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Charles W. Gould. It is credited Gift of Charles W. Gould.

Its dimensions are

diam. x D: 20.3 x 7.6 cm (8 x 3 in.)

Cite this object as

Gaming Purse (Italy); silk, metal thread; diam. x D: 20.3 x 7.6 cm (8 x 3 in.); Gift of Charles W. Gould; 1926-11-16

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