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Purse (USA), early 19th century

This is a Purse. It is dated early 19th century and we acquired it in 1960. Its medium is silk, metal and its technique is knitted. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 11 x 8 cm (4 5/16 x 3 1/8 in.)

It is inscribed

L.W. ALSOP

Cite this object as

Purse (USA), early 19th century; silk, metal; H x W: 11 x 8 cm (4 5/16 x 3 1/8 in.); 1960-35-3

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