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PURSE

Description

Black silk moire'; embroidered w/ black silk & cotton; small rectangular clutch/wallet sized purse; double rounded flap closure (snap is missing) bound w/ black silk tape. Outer flap, corners & back embroidered w/ flowers & floral bouquets w/ bows; lined w/ white satin; 8 pockets; change pocket has silver hardware closure.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1889
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
embroidering
moiré
reeding
satin
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Bouquet
Embroidered
embroidering
floral patterns
Hand Stitched
Moire
moiré
PURSE
purses (ladies' accessories)
reeding
Ribbed
Satin
satin
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Women's personal gear
Accession Number
1969.7099
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
12965

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