14th June 2016
A 17th Century petit point and metal thread rectangular purse, both sides decorated with Adam and Eve seated below a stylized tree of life centred by a pierced heart and an eye, the scrolling branches issuing flowerheads, the coloured and metal threads worked in various stitches, approx 12.5 x 12cm (later lined and restored).
Hammer price: £3,400
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