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antique Chinese small embroidered woman's purse
Please refer to our stock # TC257 when inquiring.
This small Chinese hand made purse would have been made by a woman for her personal use or possibly as a gift to a female friend. It was made using cotton background fabric and hand embroidered with silk thread on each side. The butterfly and floral motifs were made with silk thread using a combination of satin stitches, chain stitches and couching embroidery techniques.
It is a charming example of a Chinese woman's needlework and is in excellent condition. Each side opens separately and measures approximately a bit over 4 inches by 4 inches
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