*2 pins Early in the period men began to use small satchels or purses to carry belongings. These were usually tied to or tucked into a belt.
Bourse XIIIe en soie décorée d'un filet en or et perles - Reconstitutions
Byzantine pouch made from ruby silk, 10-11th century CE, Beromunster, Switzerland.
Purse with scenes from the story of Patient Griselda Date: 14th century Culture: French Medium: Silk and metal thread on canvas
Purse. Italy 1291 - 1310. 7*7cm
An extremely rare Elizabeth I silk purse richly embroidered on both sides with the rose of England in gold and silver thread and with seed pearls and spangles.
Fragment of cotton knit jersey point, jacquard decoration, Egypt Coptic period, eleventh and twelfth centuries, Cotton and fashion, 1000 years of adventures, exhibition catalog (2000-2001), page 29 Musée Galliera, Éditions Skira, Paris (sold out) to dr. : Child sock, Fustat (Egypt), XI-XV century Textile Museum, Washington Dar Anahita's
Small Drawstring Knit Purse, Late 1500s, Augusta Auctions, November 2009 Museum Fashion & Textile Sale, Lot 190
Aumônière of a countess of Bar (CL11788), 14th century; Bags holding alms were often carried by brides to pass coins to those lining the route to the church