Purse

Collection Type

  • Clothing and Accessories

Date

ca. middle 19th century

GUSN

GUSN-247081

Description

Woven purse with multicolored stripes. The purse has two dark green handles, and two green and brown tassels. The stripes are yellow, light and dark green; black, teal, tan, and grass green. There is an intertwined circular motif on the bottom of the purse.

Details

Descriptive Terms

purses (ladies' accessories)
cotton (textile)
Purse

Inscription

"This purse belonged to / Lucy Maria Bowen" (handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

5 1/8 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Katharine Richardson

Accession Number

2002.29.29

Places

United States