Wallet

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1824-1825

GUSN

GUSN-31021

Description

Red with leather strap and flap closure; 3 compartments, one with red flap; pencil & pencil holder; memo paper with green marbled cover; tan and embossed lining.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallets
accessories
embossing
stitching
leather
deaths
Men's personal gear
Hand Stitched
Embossed
Death
WALLET

Inscription

Handwritten notes on memo paper: a lot - refer to receipts, money borrowed, etc.; one says: ""Books red by R. R. Howard beginning 1 of Jan. 1824;"" other paper note says: ""drowned in Boston Harbor --- Mother's brother died when his sister was a little girl about 1825."" Also printed in lining: ""Robt. R. Howard""

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

3 x 4.875 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1926.601