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Purse

Object Number: 
1944.310
Date: 
1800-1850
Medium: 
Silk, gold
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 1/2 x 7 in. ( 31.8 x 17.8 cm )
Description: 
Silk handbag lined with silk, green crocheted drawstring closure at top, petit point in various colors of silk floss, floral borders around top and bottom, floral bouquet in center of both sides, bottom cinched closed and gold thread tassel applied.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group