Overall: 3 1/8 x 4 1/2 x 1 in. ( 7.9 x 11.4 x 2.5 cm )
Dark brown leather wallet with a flap on one side nearly the size of the wallet which closes with a metal clasp at the bottom center, this side of the wallet has five compartments with accordioned sides and one envelope style pocket; the other side opens into one pocket on one side and two pockets opposite, one houseing an ivory note leaf with a leather loop at the top center with which to remove it from its pocket.
Gift of Mrs. J. Louis Cunningham
stamped: under flap: "C. S. Herrman / 340 W. 14. ST." handwritten: one side of ivory leaf, in pencil: "C W Herrman / Highland Pl. / Ulster Co., / NY. / box 13 / City address / 340 West 14th St. / New York City / N. Y." handwritten: one side of ivory leaf, in pencil: "Christman / December 25th 1896 / Thanksgiving / November 26th 1896"
This wallet belonged to Catharine Stewart Herrman (Mrs. Phillip Herrman), mother of the donor.
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