Purse

Collection Type

  • Clothing and Accessories

Date

ca. middle 19th century

GUSN

GUSN-248338

Description

Mother-of-pearl purse, with red leather edging, and a floral design on the front. The inside of the purse is made of pink cotton, and it contains three separate compartments for holding smaller belongings. There is a metal clasp to open and close the purse.

Details

Descriptive Terms

purses (ladies' accessories)
leather
cotton (textile)
metal
mother of pearl
Purse

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2 3/8 x 3/8 (WxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Katharine Richardson

Accession Number

2002.29.31

Places

Probably United States