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Purse

Description

Red leather purse w/ oval clasp mirror and green silk lining; containing ephemera (calling cards; notes; account listings of furnishings, jewery, textiles; poem).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1850
Inscriptions
Engraved on clasp: ""IR""
Material
glass (material)
leather
paper (fiber product)
silk (textile)
silver (metal)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Gifts
gifts
Glass
glass (material)
leather
Leather
paper (fiber product)
PURSE
purses (ladies' accessories)
Silk
silk (textile)
Silver
silver (metal)
Unidentified Paper
Dimensions
3 x 4.5 x 0.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5798
GUSN
26349

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