A French pouch from ca embroidered in silk and metal thread, with a row of tassels. At this time, embroidery was done by wealthy women who had plenty of leisure time to create intricate patterns out of thread.
Rich tapestry work as apparel - 1340 pouch Wawel cathedral museum Krakow
Last week I was in Krakow, Poland, for a conference. I took some time off to visit the Wawel cathedral museum, and it was such a nice su.
A German purse found in the Germanisches Nationalmuseum. The museum dates this purse to The quality of embroidery is not as fine on this purse as that seen on most of the other extant purses examined here, but is notable for its different look and feel