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Description

White silk ground with allover pattern w/ small pink flowers w/ greens & blue. (A) is a drawstring pouch gathered to a flat base (cardboard lining?) with pink ribbed silk ribbon drawstring. Lined with gold taffeta. (B) is a removeable inner tray of same fabric as pouch over solid base, possibly a basket.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1900
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
printing (process)
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Floral
floral patterns
Hand Stitched
printing (process)
PURSE
purses (ladies' accessories)
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Taffeta
Transfer Printed
Women's personal gear
Accession Number
1969.6282AB
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
73851

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