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Purse

Object Number: 
1936.6a-c
Date: 
ca. 1825
Medium: 
Cotton, metal
Dimensions: 
overall: 12 3/8 x 2 1/2 x 1/2 in.
Description: 
Dark brown crocheted cotton purse (miser's bag) with a slit in the center cinched with two metal rings, one end has a straight edge with metal beadwork netting in a triangular shape, the other end is cinched closed and has a single metal bead.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Henry O. Tallmadge
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group