A fine mid-17th century silk drawstring purse

September 18, 2019 2:40 pm Published by

The top with two gold thread ties one retaining its original tassel made from silver thread and plate. The gold embroidered ground decorated with panels enclosing strawberries embroidered in red and green silk. The edges trimmed with gold braid and the bottom finished with another tassel. In original condition, one tassel missing. English, second quarter of the 17th century. 4066768

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