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Object Timeline

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1910

  • Work on this object began.

1930

  • Work on this object ended.

1956

  • We acquired this object.

2013

2021

  • You found it!

Purse

This is a Purse. It was designed by M.E.D. Jenkinson and Grace Hazen. It is dated 1910–30 and we acquired it in 1956. Its medium is silk, glass beads, metal, cotton and its technique is beaded embroidery, applique, satin and velvet weaves. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Gwendolyn Sauvage. It is credited Gift of Gwendolyn Sauvage.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (without handle): 25.4 x 23.5 cm (10 x 9 1/4 in.) H x W x D (with handle): 40.3 x 23.5 x 3.8 cm (15 7/8 x 9 1/4 x 1 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Purse; Designed by M.E.D. Jenkinson and Grace Hazen; silk, glass beads, metal, cotton; H x W x D (without handle): 25.4 x 23.5 cm (10 x 9 1/4 in.) H x W x D (with handle): 40.3 x 23.5 x 3.8 cm (15 7/8 x 9 1/4 x 1 1/2 in.); Gift of Gwendolyn Sauvage; 1956-97-1

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