Belt purse

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1860-1880

GUSN

GUSN-17829

Description

Tin belt purse, painted red. Back piece has soldered loop to attach to belt. Curved edges at bottom of container. Angled lid w/ hinges and five holes in star formation on top.

Details

Descriptive Terms

purses (ladies' accessories)
accessories
painting (coating)
pressing
tin (metal)
Tin
Pressed
Painted
PURSE

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

3.625 x 3 x 1.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.1970