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Purse: w/belt clasp

Object Number: 
Silk, metal
Overall: 13 3/4 x 6 1/2 in. ( 34.9 x 16.5 cm )
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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group