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COIN PURSE

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

Rectangular back in gold mesh. Frame is reeded and is set on the front with eight cabochon rubies. Between this are crossed rope designs set with tiny diamonds. The thumbpiece is set with a cabochon ruby. Handle is composed of comparatively large links. Inside is divided into two compartments. Chain purse is a miniature version of large purse.

Category:
costume accessories
Object name:
COIN PURSE
Made from:
Gold -- rubies -- diamonds
Made in:
USA
Date made:
20th c.
Size:
5.1 x 6.4 cm (2 x 2 1/2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
49.9.2
Class:
ACCESSORY
Signature marks:
INSCRIPTION inside of frame: Mrs. E.B. Close Greenwich Conn
Credit line:
Gift of Mrs. Augustus Riggs, 1974