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Purse

Purse
Title
Purse
Date 
1850-1900
Medium 
Leather
Dimensions 
Overall: 5 x 9 1/4 x 1/4 in. ( 12.7 x 23.5 x 0.6 cm )
Description 
Red leather envelope purse with a flap across the top with no closing device, the sides are accordioned; the inside has four compartments.
Object Number 
149d
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group