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Purse

Purse
Title
Purse
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
Object Number 
1944.310
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group