About this object

A heart shaped drawstring purse or pouch. One side is of blue silk, the other cream both sides are decorated with couched silver and gold wire decoration with foliage designs.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Textile/Clothing; Personal Object
  • Culture
    Manchu; Tibetan
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Asia: Eastern Asia: China
  • Date made
    19th Century
  • Materials
    Textile Silk; Yarn Silk; Gold; Silver
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    From the Collection of Sir Francis Younghusband
  • Collector
    Francis Edward Younghusband
  • Place collected
    Not recorded
  • Date collected
    Not recorded
  • Measurements
    81 mm x 76 mm x 18 mm; 3 3/16 in x 3 in x 11/16 in
  • Note
    Curator's note: It has not been recorded whether Younghusband collected this in Tibet or in China. Written by Emma Martin
  • Related people
Object view = Humanities
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