The Courtauld Gallery's handbag

Over the years it’s been identified as an oriental box, a work basket, a document wallet and even a saddle bag. Now London’s Courtauld Gallery confidently believes one of its most prized possessions is really a 700-year-old handbag – probably the oldest in existence.

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