Purse: w/belt clasp

Purse: w/belt clasp
Title
Purse: w/belt clasp
Date 
1850-1900
Medium 
Silk, metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 13 3/4 x 6 1/2 in. ( 34.9 x 16.5 cm )
Description 
Multicolored silk brocade purse (handbag) with seafoam green lining, metal (probably nickel) snap fastener, suspened by metal belt hook with linked chain; brocade is worked in vertical stripes alternating in vertical and horizontal patterns, elongated pentangular belt hook has pointed top, straight edge bottom, scroll pattern open design with ornate framing.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Charles Neergaard
Object Number 
INV.11323
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group