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Purse (pence Jug) (USA)

This is a Purse (pence jug). It is dated 1830–60 and we acquired it in 1925. Its medium is silk, metal beads and its technique is knitted. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Sarah Cooper Hewitt and Eleanor Garnier Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 10.2 x 5.1 cm (4 x 2 in.)

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Purse (pence Jug) (USA); silk, metal beads; H x W: 10.2 x 5.1 cm (4 x 2 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1925-2-343

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