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Purse (France), ca. 1799

This is a Purse. It is dated ca. 1799 and we acquired it in 1916. Its medium is silk, sequins, painted design and its technique is embroidered, painted. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was catalogued by Susan J. Brown. It is credited Gift of Mrs. William P. Treadwell.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 24 x 20 cm (9 1/2 x 7 7/8 in.)

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Purse (France), ca. 1799; silk, sequins, painted design; H x W: 24 x 20 cm (9 1/2 x 7 7/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. William P. Treadwell; 1916-33-76

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