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Purse (France)

This is a Purse. It is dated early 19th century and we acquired it in 1951. Its medium is silk, metallic thread and its technique is embroidered. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Richard Cranch Greenleaf (American, 1887–1961). It is credited Gift of Richard C. Greenleaf.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 19 x 14 cm (7 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Purse (France); silk, metallic thread; H x W: 19 x 14 cm (7 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.); Gift of Richard C. Greenleaf; 1951-105-13

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