Purse

Object Number: 
INV.996
Date: 
1790-1825
Medium: 
Linen, silk, mother of pearl
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 3/8 x 7 1/4 in. ( 31.4 x 18.4 cm )
Description: 
Square ecru macraméd linen handbag with rows of yellow silk ribbon running across, macraméd strap, looped fringe on all sides, ribbon loop for mother of pearl button.
Gallery Label: 
A tag found with the purse says that it was "made by Aunt Mary Lincoln for Catherine Rebecca Jewett Francis."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group