Reticules, Bags, Pouches: Through the Regency Years Part 1.
These pouches, bags, and purses were used from the 15th century for carrying money for gambling, sewing necessities, women’s daily requirements such as combs, because many castles and households were of a vast size and it wasn’t easy to return to bedchambers quickly.
Part 1: From 14th century to early 19th century bags
Part 2. Reticules and bags through the Regency Years until the early 1900s.
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