Purse , anonymous, c. 1825

Purse , anonymous, c. 1825

silk, l 9cm × w 5.4cm × h 2cm. More details

In the early 19th century, all of Europe was held in the grip of the Napoleonic wars, and all of the gold and silver was used to fill the treasuries. As a consequence, steel became fashionable; it was sometimes gilded or silverplated and could be polished to a shine. This material remained popular into the 1820s.

Collections with this work

Faits divers

Peter Gorgels

November 9 2017 - 15 works 64 2

patronen en kleur

Klaasje C.

October 22 2017 - 200 works 1226 20


Angelique teubner

October 27 2017 - 68 works 135 2

Make your own creations with this work