PURSE MUSEUM 2  antique coin purses

PURSE MUSEUM 2  antique coin purses

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MISER PURSE aka STOCKING PURSE or LONG PURSE

A COIN PURSE WITH A SLIT 

  • slide a ring to the far slide of the slit
  • put coin into the slit
  • slide ring over the coin side opening
  • place your purse over a stocking garter, or in a jacket pocket
How a Miser purse works: slide coin into one end through the slit, slide the ring to cover the slit end
How a Miser purse works: slide coin into one end through the slit, slide the ring to cover the slit end

falling in love with a miser purse is easy

Miser purses are small, they were used by both men and women. They were made by women at home, or could be professionally purchased. The term stocking purse came from the practice of carrying coin in the toe of a stocking. They were a safe and easy way to carry coins.

METAL IN PURSE BODIES of GEORGIAN ERA PURSES

WIRE SCREEN WITH PETIT POINT GEORGIAN / REGENCY PURSE

Rare examples of metal wire screen Georgian Era Purses. It is easy to fall in l silk petit point designs in these small purses, 

vicki Schwager owner: ThePurseMuseum.com