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Change Purse

1932.691 (RS246208)

Description

Small purple velvet purse with metal frame, hinge and clasp. Interior is divided by metal filigree plate. One side of interior has four purple fabric pockets stamped in gold "Billets de Banque / Or / Argent / Divers". The other side has unmarked purple fabric pockets and attached (baleen?) writing tablet and pencil.

Details

Maker
Brevete (Manufacturer)
Inscriptions
"
Material
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Personal Gear; Personal Carrying & Storage Gear
Descriptive terms
Bag, Carrying
coin purses
Purse
Purse, Change
Unidentified Textile
velvet (fabric weave)
wallets
Accession Number
1932.691
Credit Line
Gift of Charles E. Deane and Ruthanne Deane, and Mrs. Mary Deane Dexter
GUSN
34954

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