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Purse

Period:
Tang dynasty (618–907)
Date:
8th–9th century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Silk
Dimensions:
5 5/8 x 5 3/8 x 1 in. (14.3 x 13.7 x 2.5 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Woven
Credit Line:
Purchase, Eileen W. Bamberger Bequest, in memory of her husband, Max Bamberger, 1996
Accession Number:
1996.39
Not on view
Cleveland Museum of Art. "When Silk Was Gold," October 20, 1997–January 4, 1998.

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