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Antique Chinese Lady's silk embroidered small purse
Please refer to our stock # TC258 when inquiring.
This Chinese lady's purse was made with silk satin fabric and hand embroidered with silk thread using a satin embroidery stitch. The edges are bound with carefully aligned silk threads. Each side opens to a separate storage compartment and there is a third compartment which is accessed from the top of the purse.
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. Unfortunately, this use has left some wear patterns and some areas appear faded which would be expected in an embroidered piece of this age.
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