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Belt purse

1998.1802 (RS22557)

Description

Belt purse, crocodile covered. Small, rounded bottom. Exterior pocket 3/4 from bottom. Central silver clasp. Round silver buckles attached to short straps w/ hook for belt at top. One interior side pocket.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1910
Inscriptions
Engraved on clasp: ""PAT. FEB. 27.--1900--""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
crocodile
skin (collagenous material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Crocodile
crocodile
PURSE
purses (ladies' accessories)
skin (collagenous material)
Dimensions
5.75 x 6 x 1 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.1802
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
17642

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