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

Object Type

Personal Gear

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