Figure 2
Left: Netted purse of pink silk and silver metallic thread attached to a sterling frame. Tassel at bottom of purse is composed of loops of steel beads beneath a tiny sterling crown that matches the frame. 3 ¾” long, not including tassel. The frame is hallmarked for 1818.
Right: Netted drawstring purse of red silk. The silk is gathered and tied into tassels at the ends of the drawstrings and at the bottom of the purse. 4″ long, from drawstring to tassel knot. c1800.