There are 2 other images of this object. This object has no known copyright, and as such we offer a high-resolution image of it. See our image rights statement.

 

Object Timeline

1962

  • We acquired this object.

2010

2015

2019

  • You found it!

Purse (France), late 17th–early 18th century

This is a Purse. It is dated late 17th–early 18th century and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is silk, metal and its technique is woven. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf (American, 1887–1961). It is credited Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf.

Its dimensions are

H x W (a): 26.5 x 15.5 cm (10 7/16 x 6 1/8 in.) H x W (b): 24.3 x 17 cm (9 9/16 x 6 11/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Purse (France), late 17th–early 18th century; silk, metal; H x W (a): 26.5 x 15.5 cm (10 7/16 x 6 1/8 in.) H x W (b): 24.3 x 17 cm (9 9/16 x 6 11/16 in.); Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf; 1962-56-24-a,b

This object may be subject to Copyright or other restrictions.

You are welcome to make fair use of this image under U.S. Copyright law and in compliance with our terms of use. Please note that you are responsible for determining whether your use is fair and for responding to any claims that may arise from your use.

For higher resolution or commercial use contact ArtResource.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18445579/ |title=Purse (France), late 17th–early 18th century |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=22 February 2019 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>