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Purse

Description

Knitted purse with draw strings at the top, three tassels at the bottom and three bands of Fair Isle pattern, found at Gunnister, Shetland

Museum reference

H.NA 1045

Collection

Archaeology

Object name

Purse

Materials

Textile

Collection place(s)

Gunnister, Northmavine, Mainland, Shetland, Scotland, Northern Europe

Associations

Gunnister, Northmavine, Mainland, Shetland, Scotland, Northern Europe

References

PSAS LXXXVI (1951 - 1952) Henshall, A.S. & Maxwell, S. Clothing and other articles from a late 17th century grave at Gunnister, pp 30 - 42

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