Purse Frame, Iron, French (?)

Purse Frame

Date:
15th–16th century
Culture:
French (?)
Medium:
Iron
Dimensions:
Overall: 6 1/2 x 5 15/16 in. (16.5 x 15.1 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Iron
Credit Line:
The Cloisters Collection, 1955
Accession Number:
55.61.16
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 307
Marking: Arms: (in relief on top loop of frame) Beneath fleurs-de-lis coronet, 3 martlets. - Unidentified.
Samuel Yellin American, born Russia, Philadelphia (until 1940) ; Samuel Yellin, Philadelphia (1940–sold 1955)