REGENCY PURSE MUSEUM & antique coin purses

REGENCY PURSE MUSEUM & antique coin purses


Links, Definitions, Information  is a visual journey. The additional information from the links below can provide a broader base to continue your exploration …

A Miser Purse demo by Laura Camerlengo from the  Smithsonian’s Cooper Hewitt Museum uses a later era Victorian purse

Regency Era specialist Candice Hern is a good source of information

follow the links below

Learn more about Pinchbeck metal

Grand Tour Souvienirs information from Skinner Auction House

What was the French Belle Epoch  1871- 1914  (a later time period )Époquen



Unused netted miser purse found in  Regency sewing box
Unused netted miser purse found in Regency sewing box

A special find!

This unused miser with an attached ring, came from a dealer in Great Britain who purchased a Regency sewing box at Auction.

Regency Sewing Box

Misers purses were often made at home. The unused purse with the Acorn scent end was one of three misers purses, along with sewing tools that were found in this Regency Era sewing chest in Great Britain. 

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