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Object Name Purse
Catalog Number UNNUMBERED-68
Date 1750-1900
Material(s) Silk/Velvet/Glass/Paper
Dimensions H-4 W-5.5 inches
Description This is brown velvet purse with multi-colored beading. The beading is a floral design in two registers, each outlined with four rows of beads in a scalloped pattern. The backside has a single beaded rosette in the center of the velvet field, and has a border of seven beaded rows in a scalloped pattern. It has a white silk ribbon handle. The interior is lined with a blue silk material, which covers a brown paper backing.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
Subjects Purses
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS