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Object Name Wallet
Catalog Number UNNUMBERED-2
Date ca. 1880
Material(s) Leather/Cotton/Material
Dimensions H-4.5 W-6.5 inches
Description This is a stamped leather wallet. It is made of brown leather, with a dogwood blossom and shell border stamped on the front. The back of the wallet is stamped with a checkerboard pattern, with a plain diagonal bar across the middle. There are two interior compartments, and a third compartment with a flap and attached strap. There is also an attached change-purse on the opposite side, with a metal top frame and clasp. It is machine-stitched, with red cotton thread.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
Subjects Wallets
Leather industry
Leather goods
Search Terms Accessories
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS