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Purse

Object Number: 
INV.8051
Date: 
1700-1790
Medium: 
Linen, wool, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 x 8 3/8 in. ( 10.2 x 21.3 cm )
Description: 
Horizontal rectangular purse (pocketbook) in multicolored flamestitched wool on linen ground; fabric tape edging, inside lined with red linen with two compartments having accordioned sides and their divider enclosing paper support; flap curves slightly with no closing device; wrapped in machine-made silk brocade ribbon not part of the original object.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Florence A. Williams
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group