Granite Pail Collectibles

Superb Early 19th C Red Velvet Purse, Fish Scales


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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Accessories: Pre 1837 VR: Item # 1041059

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Granite Pail Collectibles
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P. O. Box 5353
Takoma Park, MD 20912
301-589-5834

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What a superb little early 19th century purse. It features fish scales and gold metallic thread embroidered on red velvet. The fish scales form the flowers and leaves of the design – the flowers have gold beads at their centers. Pretty scalloped gilt frame; white silk lining; gold bead looped edging. Good condition; there is some disintegration to scales. Measures 4” by 3 1/2”.