PURSE

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1870

GUSN

GUSN-13049

Description

White silk over paper; drawstring coin purse; embroidered w/ scenic landscape in gold wrapped thread, light & dark blue, red & green silk. Blue silk cord drawstring w/ multicolored tassels w/ rings; tan linen lining.

Details

Descriptive Terms

purses (ladies' accessories)
accessories
embroidering
stitching
linen (material)
paper (fiber product)
silk (textile)
Orientalism
scenes (depictions)
Women's personal gear
Silk
Unidentified Paper
Linen
Hand Stitched
Embroidered
Oriental
Scenic
Landscape
PURSE

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1969.6112

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Object Type

Personal Gear

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.5416