Purse

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1836

GUSN

GUSN-25511

Description

Reed, leaf and bead motif on frame. Blue and white beaded bag marked "1836" and "GWA". Diamond motifs w/ "V" pattern at bottom and bronze colored beaded tassles.

Details

Descriptive Terms

purses (ladies' accessories)
accessories
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
cloth
gilding
metal
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
Synthetic Fabric
Unidentified Metal
Beaded
Gilt
PURSE

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

5.375 x 3.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

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

Accession Number

1985.451