This panel was used as an architectural element and has the mortise cuts in the top which were used to hold the panel in place. It is one of a pair of panels which were taken from the temple...
Made and used during the late Qing Dynasty, the quality of the materials and workmanship clearly show that this purse was used by a woman of means...
It is a charming example of a Chinese woman's needlework and is in excellent condition...
The outer box is 7 inches in diameter and 4 inches high...
Measures 12 high, 10 inches wide and 6 inches deep.