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18th C Embroidered Green Velvet Gaming Purse

18th C Embroidered Green Velvet Gaming Purse

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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Accessories: Pre 1800: Item # 1041046

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An 18th century green velvet gaming purse embroidered in raised silver metallic thread. Figures include a red Maltese cross; two clasped hands within a snake eating its tail; a wreath; a lion; and various initials. The bottom consists of metallic leaves. Bag is lacking its lining and lacking draw-string; it has several darned repairs below the opening; embroidery to the lion is worn. Measures 7” by 8 1/2”.