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1998.1640 (RS23045)

Description

Beaded purse w/ silver clasp and chained mount for hanging at waistline. Clasp and mount decorated w/ rose and leaf design. Back and lining of leather. Small side pocket inside. Button release clasp.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1900
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
leather
silver (metal)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Beaded
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
floral patterns
leather
Leather
PURSE
purses (ladies' accessories)
Rose
rose (genus)
Silver
silver (metal)
Dimensions
12 x 6.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.1640
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
23454

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