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Wallet

Description

Brown leather wallet with squared flap and leather strap closure; exterior embossed with eagle above shield with sunrise and banner "EXCELSIOR"; Two compartments plus leather flap compartment - flaps embossed with clipper ship at dock; red paper lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870
Inscriptions
Handwritten in ink on interior: ""Charles H. Dyer About 1870 E.A.H."" and (star) ""Charles Dyer"" ""Eastport""
Material
embossing
leather
stitching
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Aves (class)
Bird
Embossed
embossing
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Hand Stitched
leather
Men's personal gear
Ship
ships
stitching
Wallet
wallets
Dimensions
3 5/8 x 6 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1940.343
GUSN
40529

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