Wallet

Collection Type

  • Clothing and Accessories

Date

1841

GUSN

GUSN-40532

Description

Faded red leather wallet with flap and leather strap closure; tan leather lining; embossed borders; with three compartments lined with blue marbled paper; one pencil holder; memo paper held in place by string (blue marble and black paper - used for writing?)

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallets
accessories
embossing
gluing
leather
paper (fiber product)
Men's personal gear
Unidentified Paper
Embossed
Glued
Wallet

Inscription

Handwritten in pencil on memo paper: ""A Presentation from My Honored Grandfather Shri____ (sp?) Preston of Vernon CT Oct 1841 - P D I(?) Preston Chaplain""

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

3 3/8 x 5 7/8 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1940.347