Purse

Object Number: 
Z.1201
Date: 
1800-1840
Medium: 
Silk, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 5/8 x 2 5/8 in. ( 9.2 x 6.7 cm )
Description: 
White silk mesh diamond shaped coin purse with metal beading throughout, drawstring top has fold down collar with bead trim on side edges, side and bottom corners has bead tassels, beadwork in geometric pattern.
Gallery Label: 
A note, handwritten by Martha Brookes Waller, says that the purse was purchased by her father, Joshua Brookes, in England as a gift for his wife Martha.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group