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Hand bag

1998.5058 (RS24166)

Description

Plain woven straw handbag w/ two handles and a front pocket. Pocket has red straw stripe on lower edge.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1920
Inscriptions
Pencil on label on side: ""10"" Printed on label on side: ""HECHO EN MEXICO""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
cotton (textile)
sewing (process)
straw (plant material)
weaving
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Machine Sewn
PURSE
purses (ladies' accessories)
sewing (process)
Straw
straw (plant material)
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
20 x 15.25 x 4.75 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5058
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24153

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