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Purse (France), 19th century

This is a Purse. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1951. Its medium is silk, metallic and its technique is needle knotting (bebilla). 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.

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Purse (France), 19th century; silk, metallic; Gift of Richard C. Greenleaf; 1951-105-20

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