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Chinese Antique Small Silk Purse with Jade Butterflies

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Hardstones: Pre 1920: Item # 1218730
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Beautiful Chinese small silk purse, salmon colored silk sewn into intricate raised pattern with metallic thread, silk lining on inside, sewn onto each side is a beautiful carved white jade butterfly 2 3/4" wide. The purse cord is braided metallic thread with three carved linked white jade rings on end. Republic Period (although jade is probably older). Purse is 5 1/2" wide.