Purse

American
About mid-19th century


Dimensions

11.4 x 8.2 x 1.2 cm (4 1/2 x 3 1/4 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

14.886

Medium or Technique

Silk crocket with glass beads and copper alloy clasp Beadwork

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Crocheted(?) with green silk. The design of an eight-pointed swirl at the bottom, bands of straight and zigzag lines, oak leaves and acorns, is of white beads. Mounted with an engraved silver clasp marked H.L.M. to L.R. Much mended.

Credit Line

Gift of the Misses Catharine Langdon Rogers and Clara Bates Rogers