The gaming purses are flat-bottomed and round like a bowl, specifically shaped so that they can sit open on a table filled with coins, counters, or other game pieces. France 1660-1680.
FRENCH METALLIC EMBROIDERED VELVET GAMING PURSE, 18th C. Deep red drawstring pouch, the sides having an overall pattern of silver fleurs de lis, bottom round having metallic shield with crown and cross, white kid lining, tasseled cord handles. 5 diameter x 2 1/2. Lining excellent, (overall wear to velvet and embroidery) fair. $345.00
Artikel - But Where Should I Put It? Part I, 15th-17th Century Purses
I love simple dresses, because they're the best to wear. This classy white dress might be worn either for a ceremony day or for a cocktail, of course changing the right accessories! :)