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1925

  • Work on this object ended.

1961

  • We acquired this object.

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Purse (Austria)

This is a Purse. It is dated late 19th–early 20th century and we acquired it in 1961. Its medium is cotton, silk and its technique is embroidered. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Miss Bertha Hernstadt. It is credited Gift of Bertha Hernstadt.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 13 x 11.5 cm (5 1/8 x 4 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Purse (Austria); cotton, silk; H x W: 13 x 11.5 cm (5 1/8 x 4 1/2 in.); Gift of Bertha Hernstadt; 1961-8-9-a/c

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