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Coin Purse

Made by: Cartier __Firm

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:
overall __ __3.44 IN
overall __ __8.73 CM

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