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1950

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Purse

This is a Purse. It is dated late 18th–early 19th century and we acquired it in 1950. Its medium is silk and metallic embroidery on silk foundation and its technique is embroidered on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.

Its dimensions are

H x W (without handles): 18.4 x 27.3 cm (7 1/4 x 10 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Purse; Previously owned by Richard Cranch Greenleaf (American, 1887–1961) ; silk and metallic embroidery on silk foundation; H x W (without handles): 18.4 x 27.3 cm (7 1/4 x 10 3/4 in.); 1950-122-2

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