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This is a Purse. It is dated 1910–30 and we acquired it in 1968. Its medium is glass beads, cotton, metal and its technique is knitted in crossed stockinette stitch with beads. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Patricia Smith. It is credited Gift of Harvey Smith.

  • Scarab (USA)
  • mold-blown favrile glass.
  • Museum purchase through gift of K.R. Gerry.
  • 1958-51-1
  • Scarab Belt Buckle
  • square-shaped diamonds, baguette-, brilliant-, round old- and single-cut....
  • Lent by Cartier Collection, Inv. CL 341 A26.
  • 86.2016.3
  • Object ID #907214191
  • yellow and white diamonds, platinum, cabochon emeralds.
  • Neil Lane Collection.
  • 59.2016.12

Its dimensions are

H x W: 19.7 x 18.4 cm (7 3/4 x 7 1/4 in.)

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Purse; glass beads, cotton, metal; H x W: 19.7 x 18.4 cm (7 3/4 x 7 1/4 in.); Gift of Harvey Smith; 1968-135-35

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