Lavender bags .. pochettes brodées
Purse made of seed pearls, diamonds, pear-shaped pearls, with an inside of white leather. Made by Van Cleef & Arpels, c. 1923. Sotheby's price estimate: $300,000
Purse (ca.1680) with goldwork embroidery on a silk or linen base. From the Pragmatic Costumer blog
Handbag-Purse; English, Sweetmeat, Frog-Form, Gold Metallic Thread, Silk, 2 inch.
Drawstring bag, pink diagonal netted ground, white bibila work flowers.
Bag | French or Italian | late 18th century | silk | Museum of Fine Arts, Boston | Accession #: 43.1092
Drawstring bag. Italy or France, 1820-1860. Knit Silk. From the MFA Boston: 43.1091