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Purse

Description

Woven purse with multicolored stripes. The purse has two dark green handles, and two green and brown tassels. The stripes are yellow, light and dark green; black, teal, tan, and grass green. There is an intertwined circular motif on the bottom of the purse.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. middle 19th century
Inscriptions
"This purse belonged to / Lucy Maria Bowen" (handwritten)
Material
cotton (textile)
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
cotton (textile)
Purse
purses (ladies' accessories)
Dimensions
5 1/8 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2002.29.29
Credit Line
Gift of Katharine Richardson
GUSN
247081

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