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Object Name Purse
Date 1800s
Description Purse of ivory-colored satin, with small silver beading. Tassle made of beads hangs from bottom of purse. Inside has contrasting fabric with tiny decorative embroidered flowers. Silver metal chain, rim, and clasp. Tag from earlier inventory indicates that the bag was made by Caroline G. Ward, in Manchester England, about 1835.
Material Cloth/beads/Metal/Satin
Dimensions H-9.5 W-6.75 D-0.25 inches
Condition Good
Catalog Number 1976.1.0192
Search Terms Accessories
Accessory, Formal
Accessory, women's
Accessory, womens
Beading
Beads
Handbag
Velvet
Women's Clothing
Accessory
Pocketbook
Evening
Formal
Bag