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Change Purse

1949.94 (RS244369)

Description

Small change purse, rectangular in shape with top side slightly bowed. Hinged metal frame and push-button clasp. Frame and sides are covered with red leather and a sheet of mother of pearl. Mother of pearl on the front side of the purse is decorated with blue scroll and flower medallion. Red fabric interior.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1865
Material
cloth
leather
metal
mother of pearl
Object type
Personal Gear; Personal Carrying & Storage Gear
Descriptive terms
Bag, Carrying
bone (material)
card cases
cloth
leather
metal
mother of pearl
Purse
Purse, Change
Dimensions
2 1/8 x 2 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.94
Credit Line
Gift of Ruth L. S. Child
GUSN
54927

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Bone

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