Change Purse

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

GUSN

GUSN-34954

Description

Small purple velvet purse with metal frame, hinge and clasp. Interior is divided by metal filigree plate. One side of interior has four purple fabric pockets stamped in gold "Billets de Banque / Or / Argent / Divers". The other side has unmarked purple fabric pockets and attached (baleen?) writing tablet and pencil.

Details

Descriptive Terms

coin purses
wallets
velvet (fabric weave)
Bag, Carrying
Purse
Purse, Change
Unidentified Textile
Purse, Change

Inscription

"

Maker

Brevete (Manufacturer)

Credit Line

Gift of Charles E. Deane and Ruthanne Deane, and Mrs. Mary Deane Dexter

Accession Number

1932.691