Purse

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1875

GUSN

GUSN-25341

Description

Bag-like purse consisting of saddle-shaped cardboard front and back. Covered w/ cream-colored satin, enclosing a satin body w/ hand-sewn seams. Sides of woven design w/ yellow and green shadow stripes, enclosing a stripe of floral sprigs. Pink silk ribbon handles.

Details

Descriptive Terms

purses (ladies' accessories)
accessories
cardboard
silk (textile)
Silk
Cardboard
PURSE

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

4 x 3.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman

Accession Number

1985.619