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1953

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Purse (Germany)

This is a Purse. It is dated 1815–40 and we acquired it in 1953. Its medium is silk, glass beads, metal and its technique is beaded knitting. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Albert Blum. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Albert Blum.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 9 x 7 cm (3 9/16 x 2 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Purse (Germany); silk, glass beads, metal; H x W: 9 x 7 cm (3 9/16 x 2 3/4 in.); Gift of Mrs. Albert Blum; 1953-106-15

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