Change purse: crochet

Object Number: 
1941.399
Date: 
1800-1840
Medium: 
Silk, silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 3/4 x 2 7/8 in. ( 9.5 x 7.3 cm )
Description: 
Crocheted olive green silk coin purse with slightly curved silver snap fastener, and small metal ring in the center of the handle; bag has slightly rounded corners at the bottom.
Gallery Label: 
This coin purse belonged to Abraham Van Nest (1777-1864).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Sarah H. Van Nest
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group