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Shop for a Purse under $20 in Support of Female Artisans

Posted by Sasheera Gounden on

The coin purse has outgrown its function in modern fashion. It has undergone radical changes and is steeped in history. For centuries men and women have been using purses and pouches purely for practical purses. A well-preserved, 5300-year-old mummy was discovered in 1991 with a pouch attached to his belt in the Italian Alps containing fungus. The ancient Greeks carried coin purses hidden in their clothing and the Egyptians used bags made of linen and papyrus. By the 15th Century, male aristocrats carried bags made of metal frames. Metal cast frames eventually wore off and purses became more elaborate, made...

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