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1975

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2022

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Gaming Purse (France)

This is a Gaming purse. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is silk, metal and its technique is embroidered on supplementary warp pile (velvet). It is a part of the Textiles department.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 6 x 22.9 cm (2 3/8 x 9 in.)

Cite this object as

Gaming Purse (France); silk, metal; H x diam.: 6 x 22.9 cm (2 3/8 x 9 in.); 1975-3-1

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