Change Purse

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1850

GUSN

GUSN-312249

Description

Rectangular change purse with metal frame, red cloth interior and mother of pearl sides. The mother of pearl on the front side of the purse has decorative metal plates affixed to it, the central plate reads "Souvenir." The mother of pearl on the back side of the purse is carved with a floral sprig.

Details

Descriptive Terms

coin purses
metal
cloth
mother of pearl
Bag, Carrying
Purse
Purse, Change
Purse, Change

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2 1/4 x 3 5/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Martha L. Loomis

Accession Number

1928.574