Collection Online
silk, cotton (lining), steel
36.0 × 22.0 × 1.0 cm
Place/s of Execution
Accession Number
International Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Krystyna Campbell-Pretty and the Campbell-Pretty Family through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program, 2018
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of Professor AGL Shaw AO Bequest
Gallery location
18th Century Decorative Arts & Paintings Gallery
Level 2, NGV International
Physical description
A printed silk purse in ivory silk with steel frame opening and chain handles. The front features an image of an engraving of a female slave and child. The reverse is printed with text. It is lined in glazed cotton.