№ 1438

Enameled bridal bag with groom, French king Louis XV and bride, Princess Maria Lesczynska, Limoges

In the French city of Limoges, special bridal bags were produced between 1690 and 1760: little flat oval purses made of silk with enamel depictions of the bride and groom, or sometimes of saints, on both sides. This special bridal purse is from the wedding of the French king Louis XV with his bride Princess Maria Lesczynska in 1725.
France, 1725.