Ch 'When the canny proprietor pulled a charming etui containing several miniature tablets and a stylus from a cabinet, she succumbed to purchasing that also.' (probably the workshop of) Rogier van der Weyden, about Pietà, detail of wax tablet etui
These purses are made from vegetable tanned goat skins that have been dyed using period dyes. They are lined with chamois and are made entirely by hand. The design for this purse comes from a surviving example in the Bayerisches National Museum and is a c
Pinner says: A fine and rare northern European purse-frame, ca. I also want to point out that the Victoria and Albert museum in London and the Met in New york has an example of this, how ever this is the "BEST" example seen here to date.