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PURSE

Description

White silk over paper; drawstring coin purse; embroidered w/ scenic landscape in gold wrapped thread, light & dark blue, red & green silk. Blue silk cord drawstring w/ multicolored tassels w/ rings; tan linen lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1870
Location of origin
China
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
embroidering
linen (material)
paper (fiber product)
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Embroidered
embroidering
Hand Stitched
Landscape
Linen
linen (material)
Oriental
Orientalism
paper (fiber product)
PURSE
purses (ladies' accessories)
scenes (depictions)
Scenic
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Unidentified Paper
Women's personal gear
Accession Number
1969.5416
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
13049

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