Woman's purse

American
early 20th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 12.7 x 11.4 cm (5 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2007.769

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk, brass frame

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Round petit point embroidered purse, gold metal frame with hanging basket charm, gold metal chain, pink silk plain weave lining. Purse contains a small pink silk change purse and a small mirror, tarnished.

Provenance

Inherited from his mother, Rosina Weiler Kohn, who inherited from her mother, Blanche Weiler, of Hartford City, Indiana by Harry Kohn, Jr. Ms. Weiler's daughter, Rosina Weiler Kohn, was born in Hartford City, Indiana and the family moved to Columbus, Ohio in 1903; Gift of Susan G. and Harry Kohn, Jr. to the MFA, September 19, 2007

Credit Line

Gift of Susan G. Kohn in honor of Rosina Weiler Kohn and in loving memory of Harry Kohn, Jr.