Object detail

A black grosgrain purse with wide gusset and gold-coloured metal thread in a slanting pattern. The frame is covered in same material and hinged with gold coloured metal clasp. One side is plain and flat, other side like sculptured knots. Handle sewn on to attachments which go through circular connections attached to one side of the frame. Lining of silk moire with small pocket on one inner side. Purse stiffened between inner and outer fabrics.
194mm (length), 160mm (height), 50mm (depth)
Credit line
Gifted by the Tauranga Musical Society.
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