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Description

Dark blue silk taffeta; drawstring closure w/ blue silk cord & loops; gathered at bottom w/ large self-covered button w/ amber colored beadwork at center; 3 bands of beadwork around body. Overcast stitch of beadwork around opening; lined w/ printed silk - red ground w/ stylized blue flowers.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1900
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
twill
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Floral
floral patterns
Hand Stitched
PURSE
purses (ladies' accessories)
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Taffeta
twill
Twill
Women's personal gear
Accession Number
1969.6225
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
73797

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