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Change Purse

1928.574 (RS244351)

Description

Rectangular change purse with metal frame, red cloth interior and 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." The mother of pearl on the back side of the purse is carved with a floral sprig.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850
Material
cloth
metal
mother of pearl
Object type
Personal Gear; Personal Carrying & Storage Gear
Descriptive terms
Bag, Carrying
cloth
coin purses
metal
mother of pearl
Purse
Purse, Change
Dimensions
2 1/4 x 3 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1928.574
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Martha L. Loomis
GUSN
312249

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