Belt purse

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1860-1880

GUSN

GUSN-17949

Description

Tin belt purse, painted red. Back piece is a complete oval w/ a soldered loop to attach to belt. Front container section attached to backpiece and shaped like 3/4 of an oval. Hinged lid at top w/ small holes.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

4.5 x 3 x 1.375 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.2083