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Purse

Description

Small purse. Exterior covered with needlework image of a dragon and clouds. Decorative metal closure in the form of a dragon. Multi-chain single handle attaches in the center top of the purse. The terminal end of the handle is a pill-shaped piece of ivory. A round metal disc with relief of a dragon is affixed to it.

Details

Maker
unknown
Material
ivory (tooth component)
metal
needlepoint (needleworking)
Object type
Personal Gear; Personal Carrying & Storage Gear
Descriptive terms
Bag, Carrying
ivory (tooth component)
metal
needlepoint (needleworking)
Purse
purses (ladies' accessories)
Accession Number
1969.490
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. E. Stuart Pratt
GUSN
47836

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