This beautiful purse dates from the first quarter of the 19th century. The purse is made of a gorgeous yellow silk covered with a brass wire mesh and heavy roped strap. The front flap features a design in the silk of a federal urn with a swagged design flanking the urn. The front and back of the bag feature a wonderful patera design with beautiful foliate surrounds. The bottom of the bag retains the completely intact original gilt brass wire fringe. This very early 19th century purse will make an outstanding addition to any early textile collection.
Dimensions: Height 11" Width 9" Strap 16"
Price $ 3495.00