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Purse (Italy)

This is a Purse. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1940. Its medium is silk, glass beads, steel and its technique is beaded knitting. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Hollis French. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Hollis French.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 25 x 17 cm (9 13/16 x 6 11/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Purse (Italy); silk, glass beads, steel; H x W: 25 x 17 cm (9 13/16 x 6 11/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. Hollis French; 1940-94-1

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