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Purse

Object Number: 
1942.464a-c
Date: 
1780-1830
Medium: 
Cotton, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 3/4 x 1 7/8 x 1/2 in. ( 24.8 x 4.8 x 1.3 cm )
Description: 
Multi-colored crocheted cotton purse (miser's bag) with a slit in the center cinched by two metal rings, the purse has a pattern of different colored stripes encircling it, both ends are cinched closed, one end has a beadwork tassel; originally both ends had tassels but one is missing.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mary L. and Ellen Constant
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group