Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Purse

Date:
early 14th century
Culture:
French
Medium:
Silk, linen, gold leaf
Dimensions:
Overall: 5 1/2 x 6in. (14 x 15.2cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Embroidered
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1964
Accession Number:
64.101.1364
Not on view
Irwin Untermyer, New York (until 1964)
Catalogue des Estampes des XVe, XVIe, XVIIe, XVIIIe et XIXe Siècles Composant la Collection Engel-Gros et dont la Vente Aura Lieu à Paris ... le 16. Déc. 1921. Vol. Part 2. Paris: Hôtel Drouot, December 8, 1922. no. 88.

Hackenbroch, Yvonne. English and Other Needlework, Tapestries and Textiles in the Irwin Untermyer Collection. Irwin Untermyer Collection, Vol. 4. Cambridge, Mass: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1960. p. 54, fig. 128.

Gómez-Moreno, Carmen. Medieval Art from Private Collections: A Special Exhibition at The Cloisters, October 30, 1968 through January 5, 1969. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1968. no. 198.

Blanc, Monique. "L'Argent, le Pouvoir, l'Apparat: le Sac de Presige au Moyen Âge." In Le Cas du Sac: Histoires d'une Utopie Portrative, edited by Musée de la Mode et du Textile and Hermès. Paris: Union Centrale des Arts Décoratifs, 2004. p. 214.



Related Objects

Purse with scenes from the story of Patient Griselda

Date: 14th century Medium: Silk and metal thread on canvas Accession: 27.48.2 On view in:Gallery 14

Virgin and Child in Majesty

Date: ca. 1175–1200 Medium: Walnut with paint, tin relief on a lead white ground, and linen Accession: 16.32.194a, b On view in:Gallery 304

Tomb Effigy Bust of Marie de France (1327-41), daughter of Charles IV of France and Jeanne d'Evreux

Artist: Jean de Liège (Franco-Netherlandish, active ca. 1361–died 1381) Date: ca. 1381 Medium: Marble with lead inlays Accession: 41.100.132 On view in:Gallery 305

Scenes from the Legend of Saint Vincent of Saragossa and the History of His Relics

Date: ca. 1245–47 Medium: Pot-metal glass, vitreous paint, and lead Accession: 24.167a-k On view in:Gallery 304

Angels Swinging Censers

Date: ca. 1170 Medium: Pot-metal glass, vitreous paint, and lead Accession: 1977.346.1 On view in:Gallery 304