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Purse, 1820–50

This is a Purse. It is dated 1820–50 and we acquired it in 1953. Its medium is silk, metal and its technique is beaded crochet. 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: 5.7 x 3.8 cm (2 1/4 x 1 1/2 in.)

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Purse, 1820–50; silk, metal; H x W: 5.7 x 3.8 cm (2 1/4 x 1 1/2 in.); Gift of Mrs. Albert Blum; 1953-106-7

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18394327/ |title=Purse, 1820–50 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=27 May 2019 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>