Woven straw purse

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

November 9, 1882

GUSN

GUSN-222190

Description

Woven straw clutch purse [containing lace shawl that was worn with wedding dress]. Envelope-style with fully detachable flap. Colored geometric pattern in red, white, yellow, and blue. Plain natural woven straw lining.

Details

Descriptive Terms

purses (ladies' accessories)
straw (plant material)
textile weaving processes and techniques
Purse

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

6 x 9 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

2009.1.5.2

Places

Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Probably United States, Northeastern (United States) [general region]