PURSE

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1880-1889

GUSN

GUSN-12965

Description

Black silk moire'; embroidered w/ black silk & cotton; small rectangular clutch/wallet sized purse; double rounded flap closure (snap is missing) bound w/ black silk tape. Outer flap, corners & back embroidered w/ flowers & floral bouquets w/ bows; lined w/ white satin; 8 pockets; change pocket has silver hardware closure.

Details

Descriptive Terms

purses (ladies' accessories)
accessories
embroidering
stitching
moiré
reeding
satin
silk (textile)
floral patterns
Women's personal gear
Silk
Satin
Ribbed
Embroidered
Hand Stitched
Moire
Bouquet
PURSE

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.7099