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Description

Copper silk damask woven with abstract cloud pattern; square; covered metal frame; double self handles; damask tab with satin buttonhole (button missing); copper satin lining with pocket on one side.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1910
Inscriptions
Written in ink, tag tied to handle: ""Akers""
Material
damask
machine-made
satin
silk (textile)
stitching
weaving
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Cloud
cloud bands
damask
Damask
Hand Stitched
machine-made
PURSE
purses (ladies' accessories)
Satin
satin
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
weaving
Woven
Accession Number
1993.344
Credit Line
Gift of Weston Historical Society
GUSN
12055

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