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Purse Purse

Knitted purse with draw strings at the top, three tassels at the bottom and three bands of white and red stranded knitting patterns, found at Gunnister, Shetland

Purse Purse

Small purse of deerskin with a rectangular brass clasp incised with dot-and-circle ornament, said to have been owned by Rob Roy MacGregor, from Perthshire, 18th century

Purse Purse

Purse made from two halves of the freshwater pearl-mussel, said to have been a fairing from Aberdour, Fife

Purse Purse

Crocheted coloured silk purse carried by Sir John Moore at the Battle of Corunna, 1809, removed from his body by Sir Thomas Graham, Lord Lynedoch

Purse Purse

Black silk purse carried by Sir John Moore at the Battle of Corunna, 1809, acquired by Sir Thomas Graham, Lord Lynedoch

Belt Belt

Woven nettle fibre belt decorated with coloured cloth and blue glass beads, carrying seal and sharksin pouches, antler tip and two knives: Sakhalin, Ainu, 19th century

Purse Purse

Purse of leather, circular with blue leather edging and blue diamond design on front and triskelion design on reverse, with removable compartment, and leather loop and tassel, for hanging from a belt: Tibet, late 19th century AD

Purse Purse

Oblong purse of coloured leathers, personal use: Tibet

Purse Purse

Small purse (kwi-jumeoni) of lavender figured silk: Korea, ca. 1900

Purse Purse

Blue silk purse trimmed with coral beads and pearls: Turkish, 18th - 19th century

Purse Purse

Purse of buckskin with flap, ornamented with beadwork and fringe of tin cones: North America, USA, New Mexico, Apache

Purse Purse

Purse of buckskin with flap, ornamented with yellow, black and white beads and with fringe of tin cones: North America, USA, New Mexico, Apache

Purse / ornament Purse / ornament

Purse and ornament of coloured beads: South Africa, Nguni

Purse Purse

Purse with a cream satin ground, embroidered with strawberries, insects, etc., in coloured silks, silver-gilt threads and spangles: English, 1550 - 1600

Purse Purse

Purse of white satin with petit point embroidery in coloured silks, square, with pink silk drawstring and strap, lined in pink silk: English, early 17th century

Purse Purse

Purse of cardboard, embroidered with coloured silks, gilt sequins and silver and gilt metal threads, with red silk lining: English, late 17th century

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