Reticule - silk and metal - 1800–1810, probably German - in the Metropolitan Museum of Art costume collections. Check out all those little baubles!
Coin purse, ca. 1909. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Mrs. Louis M. Doup, 1941 (2009.300.1767) | The image of a youthful Lincoln veiled by wire mesh makes this object an arresting and rare fashion-related memento of a towering figure in American history.