Change Purse

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1865

GUSN

GUSN-54927

Description

Small change purse, rectangular in shape with top side slightly bowed. Hinged metal frame and push-button clasp. Frame and sides are covered with red leather and a sheet of mother of pearl. Mother of pearl on the front side of the purse is decorated with blue scroll and flower medallion. Red fabric interior.

Details

Descriptive Terms

card cases
metal
leather
cloth
mother of pearl
bone (material)
Bag, Carrying
Purse
Purse, Change
Purse, Change

Pattern

Bone

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear; Personal Carrying & Storage Gear

Dimensions

2 1/8 x 2 5/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ruth L. S. Child

Accession Number

1949.94