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1910

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1925

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Purse (Austria), ca. 1915–20

This is a Purse. It is dated ca. 1915–20 and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is gilded calfskin leather with overlaid stitched pigskin strips; cast gilt metal snap; moirre textile (interior). It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Martha Landman. It is credited Gift of Martha Landman.

Its dimensions are

Overall: 14.3 x 19.5 x 2.5 cm (5 5/8 x 7 11/16 x 1 in.)

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Purse (Austria), ca. 1915–20; gilded calfskin leather with overlaid stitched pigskin strips; cast gilt metal snap; moirre textile (interior); Overall: 14.3 x 19.5 x 2.5 cm (5 5/8 x 7 11/16 x 1 in.); Gift of Martha Landman; 1978-142-1

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