Drawstring Purse of a Scholar

Chinese court accessories were as strictly regulated as the imperial robes that they were designed to accompany. Rank, gender, time of the year and other data can all be learned by design, color, shape and material used.This rare purse of a scholar is covered with polychrome silk embroidery done in counted stitch technique. It features articles from a study of a scholar such as books, meditation rock etc. Identical image on both sides

Circa: 19th century

Origin: China

Material: Silk with glass beads

Condition: Minor shattering to ground silk where not embroidered.Very good

Dimensions: 3.25" x 2.25" x 0.5"

Inventory number: WR3725



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