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Belt purse

1998.2083 (RS24352)

Description

Tin belt purse, painted red. Back piece is a complete oval w/ a soldered loop to attach to belt. Front container section attached to backpiece and shaped like 3/4 of an oval. Hinged lid at top w/ small holes.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1880
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
painting (coating)
pressing
tin (metal)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Painted
painting (coating)
Pressed
pressing
PURSE
purses (ladies' accessories)
Tin
tin (metal)
Dimensions
4.5 x 3 x 1.375 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.2083
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
17949

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