Child's purse: seal skin

Object Number: 
INV.11307
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.
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