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Green Miser's Purse

Green Miser
C.1840-1860. A green silk/cotton blend miser's purse, with a pink crescent shaped patterm. This purse would originally had brass end tassles, but these are gone, however the brass slide rings remain. There is a slot in the middle to insert coins. The color is slightly faded due to the volatile nature of vegetable dyes.
(Formerly L. Hidic)