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Purse, late 19th century

This is a Purse. It is dated late 19th century and we acquired it in 1968. Its medium is silk, glass beads. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Harvey Smith. It is credited Gift of Harvey Smith.

Its dimensions are

H x W (without handles): 21 x 19.1 cm (8 1/4 x 7 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Purse, late 19th century; silk, glass beads; H x W (without handles): 21 x 19.1 cm (8 1/4 x 7 1/2 in.); Gift of Harvey Smith; 1968-135-41

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18464193/ |title=Purse, late 19th century |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=24 January 2021 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>