Five Embroidered Belt Purses, China, 19th/20th century, each a small pouch attached to a belt loop, one embroidered with a shishi and a deer, another two with floral sprays, another with a crane, bats, all in seed and couched stitches, and one with iridescent and couched archaic-style meander, two with macrame attachment to the flaps, pouch lg. to 5 5/8 in.
Provenance: The collection of Nancy Murphy.
Wear to trim on back of two purses, two with light staining to silk and one with thread loss/guide lines visible.
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