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Change Purse

1918.122 (RS244367)

Description

Lozenge-shaped change purse with hinged metal frame, chain strap and push-button clasp. The interior of the purse is lined with blue fabric, the sides are made of red leather covered with mother of pearl. The mother of pearl on the front side of the purse is relief carved with an image of a young couple holding a large feather over their heads.

Details

Maker
unknown
Material
cloth
leather
metal
mother of pearl
Object type
Personal Gear; Personal Carrying & Storage Gear
Descriptive terms
Bag, Carrying
Bone
bone (material)
cloth
coin purses
leather
metal
mother of pearl
Purse
Purse, Change
Dimensions
2 x 3 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1918.122
Credit Line
Gift of William Sumner Appleton
GUSN
28058

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Bone

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