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Purse, 19th century

This is a Purse. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is silk, steel frame and its technique is satin with tambour stitch embroidery. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was catalogued by Susan J. Brown. It is credited Gift of Mrs. John Innes Kane.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 9.8 x 7.9 cm (3 7/8 x 3 1/8 in.)

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Purse, 19th century; silk, steel frame; H x W: 9.8 x 7.9 cm (3 7/8 x 3 1/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. John Innes Kane; 1920-19-27

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18210227/ |title=Purse, 19th century |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=19 March 2019 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>