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Purse Clasp

Date:
500–600
Geography:
Made in Northern France
Culture:
Frankish
Medium:
Copper alloy, garnets and green glass with patterned foil backings
Dimensions:
Overall: 4 3/8 x 1 5/16 x 1/4 in. (11.1 x 3.4 x 0.7 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Copper
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.192.42
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 301
Stanislas Baron, Paris; J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (until 1917)
Brown, Katharine R. Migration Art, A.D. 300-800. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1995. no. 27, pp. 28-29.



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