Purse

Object Number: 
1949.291a-c
Date: 
1800-1850
Medium: 
Cotton, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 16 x 2 x 1/2 in. ( 40.6 x 5.1 x 1.3 cm )
Description: 
Brown crocheted cotton purse (miser's bag) with metal beadwork throughout, with a slit in the center cinched by two octagonal metal rings, one end has a straight edge with metal beadwork fringe, the other end is cinched closed and has a metal beadwork tassel.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lucille de Luze Foley
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group