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Change Purse

1924.757 (RS244359)

Description

Rectangular change purse with hinged metal frame, red cloth interior and sides of red leather covered with mother of pearl sides. The mother of pearl on the front side of the purse has decorative metal plates affixed to it, the central plate reads "Souvenir." Hinged clasp is stamped "Breveté."

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 3/4 x 3 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1924.757
Credit Line
Gift of William Sumner Appleton
GUSN
30402

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Bone

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