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Child's purse: seal skin

Child's purse: seal skin
Title
Child's purse: seal skin
Date 
1850-1900
Medium 
Fur, metal, silk
Dimensions 
Overall: 5 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. ( 13.3 x 10.8 cm )
Description 
Seal skin child's purse (handbag) with metal hinged frame, clasp top center, seal skin handle attached with metal rings, blue silk lining; opens to three compartments, one divider has two sides clasped together which, when opened, itself creates a fourth compartment.
Object Number 
INV.11307
Gallery Label 
This purse belonged to Lillian F. Robbins Naylor when she was a child.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group