Central bar from which 2 loops hang, the inner of which is pierced with holes for the attachment of fabric.
Purse frame by Unknown Artist, c. 1450
© British Museum
- Copper alloy
- 20.5 x 11 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £4,300 ( Total: £15,300; Export stopped)
- Acquired in:
- Sam Fogg
The central bar has pierced decorative panels and has three towers attached.
Found in the River Thames, near Cannon Street railway bridge, Morgan Collection; then to vendor.