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Purse w/fabric swatch inside

Object Number: 
1950.139
Date: 
1725-1775
Medium: 
Wool, linen, silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/4 x 7 in. ( 10.8 x 17.8 cm )
Description: 
Horizonal rectangular pocketbook in multicolored woolen flame stitch on linen ground, green linen lining and fabric tape edging; top flap is curved and has a tassel attached at the center, inside has three compartments with accordioned sides.
Gallery Label: 
The pocketbook belonged to Rebecca Austin.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Jane Austin
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group