About this object

  • ID:

    A28569

  • Production date:

    Late Medieval; 14th-15th century

  • Location:

    In Store

  • Leather purse with original fittings. It has twisted terminals, a shield-shaped, undecorated central boss and a large oval central loop. The purse is trapezoidal on one side and five-sided on the other and is decorated with two incised hearts filled with lattice patterns. A horizontal leather strip attaches the main body of the purse to the metal purse bar at the top.

  • Measurements

    L (frame) 114 mm; W (frame) 41 mm; L (purse) 120 mm; W (purse) 68 mm

  • Materials

    copper alloy; leather; gold

  • Last Updated

    2019-05-16

FURTHER INFORMATION
  • NUMBER OF ITEMS

    1

  • STATUS

    permanent collection

  • COPYRIGHT HOLDER

    digital image copyright Museum of London

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