Evening purse

American
about 1920


Object Place: U.S.A. ?

Dimensions

L: 20.32 cm (8 in.)

Accession Number

1999.489

Medium or Technique

Gold mesh, sapphires, pearls, with gilt-metal chain

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Gold mesh evening purse with long flat gold wrist chain accented with blue cabochon stones (sapphires?), terminating in a chain tassel with (genuine?) pearls.
Condition: good

Provenance

Inherited from her mother, Shirley Braude, who purchased these items from the 1970s to 1998

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Shirley Braude