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1975

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2020

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Gaming Purse (France), 18th century

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 velvet. It is a part of the Textiles department.

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Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 6.4 x 15.9 cm (2 1/2 x 6 1/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Gaming Purse (France), 18th century; silk, metal; H x diam.: 6.4 x 15.9 cm (2 1/2 x 6 1/4 in.); 1975-3-2

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