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Object Name Purse
Catalog Number 1955.13.2
Date 1700-1900
Material(s) Wood/Silk
Dimensions H-3.25 W-3.5 D-2 inches
Description This is a small wooden purse. It has upside down "Y" seams on both sides. There are geometric designs etched into the wood on both sides with remnants of colored wicker used as filler. There is brown silk ribbon tied around the opening that attached a wooden lid. The top of the lid also appears to have remnants of wicker decoration.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
Subjects Purses
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS