Change Purse

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

GUSN

GUSN-28058

Description

Lozenge-shaped change purse with hinged metal frame, chain strap and push-button clasp. The interior of the purse is lined with blue fabric, the sides are made of red leather covered with mother of pearl. The mother of pearl on the front side of the purse is relief carved with an image of a young couple holding a large feather over their heads.

Details

Descriptive Terms

coin purses
metal
cloth
leather
mother of pearl
bone (material)
Bag, Carrying
Purse
Purse, Change
Bone
Purse, Change

Pattern

Bone

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear; Personal Carrying & Storage Gear

Dimensions

2 x 3 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of William Sumner Appleton

Accession Number

1918.122