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Object Name Purse, Change
Catalog Number UNNUMBERED-560
Date ca. 1900
Material(s) Leather/Steel
Dimensions H-2.75 W-3.5 D-1 inches
Description This is a small change purse. It is made of dark brown leather, with a metal top frame. There are two balled fasteners located on the center top frame, by which the purse opens and closes. These two fasteners wrap around a balled, metal attachment in-between of the fasteners. There are seven (7) decorative pins located on the metal frames. The seams are sewn with a black cotton thread and there is no interior lining. Instead of having only one compartment, this coin purse has two, which are divided by an interior leather barrier.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
Subjects Bags
Change purses
Coin purses
Search Terms Accessories
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS