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About this object

  • ID:

    O2193

  • Production date:

    Late Medieval; 14th-15th century

  • Location:

    In Store

  • Iron purse frame with a bar at the top with a loop for attachment to the owner's belt and a pendent loop. The metal frame is usually the only surviving part of a medieval purse. The leather or textile purse itself has usually disappeared, but monumental brasses and manuscript illustrations show how the parts fitted together and were attached to the owner's belt.

  • Measurements

    L 128 mm; H 136 mm

  • Materials

    iron

  • Last Updated

    2024-03-26

FURTHER INFORMATION
  • NUMBER OF ITEMS

    1

  • STATUS

    long-term loan

  • COPYRIGHT HOLDER

    digital image copyright Museum of London

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