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Woven straw purse

Description

Woven straw clutch purse [containing lace shawl that was worn with wedding dress]. Envelope-style with fully detachable flap. Colored geometric pattern in red, white, yellow, and blue. Plain natural woven straw lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
November 9, 1882
Material
straw (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Probably United States, Northeastern (United States) [general region]
Descriptive terms
Purse
purses (ladies' accessories)
straw (plant material)
textile weaving processes and techniques
People and organizations
Glaser, Olive Smith
Dimensions
6 x 9 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2009.1.5.2
GUSN
222190

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