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

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

4.5 x 3 x 1.375 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.2083