This is such a beautiful, early and rare ladies purse.
Dating from late 17th/ early 18thC.
So rare to find any survivors or this period.
Made from a Salmon pink silk with gold thread embroidery , the drawstring cord terminating in silver wire acorns, the base with 3 silver wire loops each with silk tassel.
The purse measures 2.5 inches by 2.5 inches.
Some melting to silk and loose gold thread .
Comes in a lovely early pink silk lined box.