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Purse

1985.619 (RS118748)

Description

Bag-like purse consisting of saddle-shaped cardboard front and back. Covered w/ cream-colored satin, enclosing a satin body w/ hand-sewn seams. Sides of woven design w/ yellow and green shadow stripes, enclosing a stripe of floral sprigs. Pink silk ribbon handles.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1875
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
cardboard
silk (textile)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
cardboard
Cardboard
PURSE
purses (ladies' accessories)
Silk
silk (textile)
Dimensions
4 x 3.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.619
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
25341

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