Wallet

Collection Type

  • Clothing and Accessories

Date

1870

GUSN

GUSN-40529

Description

Brown leather wallet with squared flap and leather strap closure; exterior embossed with eagle above shield with sunrise and banner "EXCELSIOR"; Two compartments plus leather flap compartment - flaps embossed with clipper ship at dock; red paper lining.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallets
accessories
embossing
stitching
leather
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Aves (class)
ships
Men's personal gear
Embossed
Hand Stitched
Bird
Ship
Wallet

Inscription

Handwritten in ink on interior: ""Charles H. Dyer About 1870 E.A.H."" and (star) ""Charles Dyer"" ""Eastport""

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

3 5/8 x 6 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1940.343