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COIN PURSE

Made by: Cartier

Currently in storage


About this object

Black taffeta change purse has snap section for bills. Frame is in gold and is enamelled in a blue and white zig zag design. The clasp is mounted with two cabochon sapphires.

Category:
costume accessories
Object name:
COIN PURSE
Made from:
Satin taffeta -- gold -- enamel -- sapphires -- satin
Made in:
USA: New York, NY
Date made:
ca. 1925
Size:
8.7 cm (3 7/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
49.7
Class:
ACCESSORY
Signature marks:
MARK; INSCRIPTION inside: Mrs.---- (effaced), Cartier 18K, 4155 Linnean Avenue Washington D.C. The name has been polished out. The address was probably added at that time.
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973