Change Purse

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1854

GUSN

GUSN-39371

Description

Small red leather wallet with black lacquered side panels inlaid with mother-of-pearl and metal. The purse has a metal frame, hinge and clasp. Interior of red leather with coin purse.

Details

Descriptive Terms

coin purses
wallets
papier mâché
leather
metal
mother of pearl
lacquer (coating)
Bag, Carrying
Purse
Purse, Change
Papier Mache
Purse, Change

Inscription

"Maria L. Fowler / Danvers / Camden, Me. Aug 9th / 1854" (handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear; Personal Carrying & Storage Gear

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Fowler House Purchase

Accession Number

1937.1146