Frog Purse

Details

  • Title

    Frog Purse

  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    17th century (1601 - 1700)
  • Material and technique

    silk and metal threads, silk floss, silk fabric, leather (possibly), wire and glass beads; detached needlepoint, laid and couched stitches

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    8 x 6 x 2 cm (length x width x depth)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by J. Francis Mallett, 1947.

  • Museum location

    currently out on loan

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA1947.191.324

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Further reading

Brooks, Mary M., English Embroideries of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries in the Collection of the Ashmolean Museum, Ashmolean Handbooks (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum in association with Jonathan Horne Publications, 2004), 19, illus. 76, 77

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