Child's purse

American
1890–1900


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

L x W: 11.8 x 9.7 cm (4 5/8 x 3 13/16 in. )

Accession Number

63.662

Medium or Technique

Silk; Carved ivory, leather and steel

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Rectangular white metal frame, with curved leather-covered handle and rectangular ivory tablets mounted on front and back faces; one tablet carved in relief with pattern of lilies-of-the-valley. Compartmented interior, lined with bright blue moiré silk. Leather slightly worn.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Yves Henry Buhler