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Wallet

Description

Faded red leather wallet with flap and leather strap closure; tan leather lining; embossed borders; with three compartments lined with blue marbled paper; one pencil holder; memo paper held in place by string (blue marble and black paper - used for writing?)

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1841
Inscriptions
Handwritten in pencil on memo paper: ""A Presentation from My Honored Grandfather Shri____ (sp?) Preston of Vernon CT Oct 1841 - P D I(?) Preston Chaplain""
Material
embossing
gluing
leather
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Embossed
embossing
Glued
gluing
leather
Men's personal gear
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
Wallet
wallets
Dimensions
3 3/8 x 5 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1940.347
GUSN
40532

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