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Object Name Purse
Catalog Number 1975.12.10
Date 1850-1950
Material(s) Silk/Metal/Velvet
Dimensions H-5 W-6.5 D-3.5 inches
Description This is a black grosgrain silk purse. It has a ribbon handle made from the same material as the purse exterior. On the front of the purse, located at the opening, is a metal decorative attachment that contains twelve rhinestone studs in a single row. Just below the rhinestones is a small ribbon tab. The opening is silk lined metal with a adornment at the center that acts as a clasp. The interior is lined with pink satin. There is a small change pocket inside the purse with a metal clasp opening, and is lined with brown velvet. There is a small velvet lined silver purse inside.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
Subjects Purses
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS