Purse in red silk on paper, in a double gourd shape decorated with a vase and flower motif in blue, yellow and pink glass beads, sequins and metal thread embroidery. Both sides feature an embroidered cloud motif. The purse is trimmed around the circumference with metal thread binding. A yellow cord loop at the top and the drawstrings at each side incorporate endless knot technique. The purse is an actor's accessory, to be worn during theatrical performances.
See Valery M. Garrett, 1997, 'Chinese Dress Accessories', Chapter 6