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Purse

1998.1639 (RS23053)

Description

Beaded purse w/ faille silk lining and top ruffle. 2 handles which cause top to close, bunched. Beadwork--background white w/ green, white and red floral sprays. White and turquoise beaded fringe at bottom.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1855-1865
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
silk (textile)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Beaded
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
floral patterns
PURSE
purses (ladies' accessories)
Silk
silk (textile)
Spray
Dimensions
10.5 x 5.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.1639
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
23453

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