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1901

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1925

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1971

  • We acquired this object.

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Purse (USA), early 20th century

This is a Purse. It was made by Scuola d'Industrie Italiane. It is dated early 20th century and we acquired it in 1971. Its medium is linen and its technique is embroidery and deflected work on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Marian Hague. It is credited Bequest of Marian Hague.

Its dimensions are

H x W (closed): 13.9 x 23.4 cm (5 1/2 x 9 3/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Purse (USA), early 20th century; Made by Scuola d'Industrie Italiane ; linen; H x W (closed): 13.9 x 23.4 cm (5 1/2 x 9 3/16 in.); Bequest of Marian Hague; 1971-50-242

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