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PURSE

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

A pink silk moire purse with white silk cording on the sides and botton. The top is finished and has in the center two wax flower buds . The center bottom front has an embossed gold crown surmounting angles cyrillic initials (IaK). The crown is the Dvorianskia Corona or Gentleman's crown. On the back bottom center is an embossed crown surmounting two upright cyrillic initials MO.

Category:
costume, national
Object name:
PURSE
Made from:
Silk
Made in:
Russia
Date made:
19th c.
Size:
24.1 × 17.8 cm (9 1/2 × 7 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
47.50
Class:
Costume
Signature marks:
embossed Cyrillic IaK front of the purse These are embossed in gold. Embossed Initials in CyrillicMOO The back of the purse These initials are embossed in gold.
Credit line:
Gift of Jean Joyce, 2001