Jack Nelis Antiques

Chinese embroidered silk purse 19th/early 20th century

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Textiles: Pre 1920: Item # 1382183
Jack Nelis Asian Antiques
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The Hague - The Netherlands
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Lovely late Qing purse, decorated on both sides with butterflies, insects, fruits and flowers on a golden ground. The original silk carrying strap contains beads in white metal (not silver) and coral colored glass beads. The purse 11,5 x 11,5 cm. Total length with strap 64 cm. Diameter of the glass beads 1,7 cm. Good condition, apart from fading. Provenance: Dutch private collection.