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A silk tapestry weave purse, of shield shape, woven in coloured silks and metal thread with geometric leaf and flower motifs, trimmed with twisted metal cord; a square tapestry weave purse woven with foliate motifs and black and white stripes, Ottoman Empire, probably woven in Syria, 19th century, made up later; and an appliqué panel, the ground of crimson velvet applied with an embroidered cherub, surrounded by simulated columns couched in metal thread, Spanish or Italian, 16th/17th century, made up later into a purse front, worn
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A silk tapestry weave purse, of shield shape, woven in coloured silks and metal thread with geometric leaf and flower motifs, trimmed with twisted metal cord; a square tapestry weave purse woven with foliate motifs and black and white stripes, Ottoman Empire, probably woven in Syria, 19th century, made up later; and an appliqué panel, the ground of crimson velvet applied with an embroidered cherub, surrounded by simulated columns couched in metal thread, Spanish or Italian, 16th/17th century, made up later into a purse front, worn

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A silk tapestry weave purse, of shield shape, woven in coloured silks and metal thread with geometric leaf and flower motifs, trimmed with twisted metal cord; a square tapestry weave purse woven with foliate motifs and black and white stripes, Ottoman Empire, probably woven in Syria, 19th century, made up later; and an appliqué panel, the ground of crimson velvet applied with an embroidered cherub, surrounded by simulated columns couched in metal thread, Spanish or Italian, 16th/17th century, made up later into a purse front, worn
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