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Purse

Description

Crocheted brown bag-like body in rectangular form. Circular mouth w/ drawstring top. Alternating dark brown and light brown horizontal stripes w/ series of decorated bands done in steel bands w/ squiggled lines, straight bands and geometric devices.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1880
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
steel (alloy)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Cotton
cotton (textile)
PURSE
purses (ladies' accessories)
Steel
steel (alloy)
Dimensions
3.5 x 2.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.421
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
25483

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