Purse

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1860-1880

GUSN

GUSN-25483

Description

Crocheted brown bag-like body in rectangular form. Circular mouth w/ drawstring top. Alternating dark brown and light brown horizontal stripes w/ series of decorated bands done in steel bands w/ squiggled lines, straight bands and geometric devices.

Details

Descriptive Terms

purses (ladies' accessories)
accessories
cotton (textile)
steel (alloy)
Cotton
Steel
PURSE

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

3.5 x 2.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

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

Accession Number

1985.421