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Small, dark red purse with fold-over cover trimmed in silver with clasp with molded flower. Interior is lined with tan leather and fabric. Interior change purse with metal clasp. Wallet contains a small folded note, a small boot hook with blue ribbon, and a ring of copper. On the exterior is written "Hattie Malcolm" in black ink. Added later in pencil, "Harriet Chace / 1877-1882".
"Hattie Malcolm" (Written on outside of folded paper note)
"Harriet / Chace / 1877-1882" (Written on outside of folded paper note)
"The three bright pen-/nies, and the three pictures / are from little Harriet Mal- / colm from aunt Fanny and the purse is from aunt Harriet, because it is the birthday of their / little niece. / Sunday, October 31, 1880." (Folded paper note.)
2 x 3 x 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Gift of Miss Lydia G. Chace