Round gold beaded chatelaine purse with looped fringe and leather back. Beaded pattern radiates from the center. Silver metal clasp with Art Nouveau image of a woman's face in a flower and surrounded by leaves and flowers. From the late 19th century.
Also called a kilt purse due to ring on the chain handle that was used to hang the purse from a belt. Kid leather interior. In beautiful condition with some patina from wear on the leather back.
5 inches in diameter. Weighs 10 oz.