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Object Name: Purse
Date: 1860-1890
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Medium: Leather, metal
Dimensions: Overall: 6 7/8 x 4 3/8 x 3/4 in. ( 17.5 x 11.1 x 1.9 cm )
Place made: North America, United States
Description: Red leather purse with rounded bottom corners, brass framed clasp fastener across the top, a brass chain strap, one side is machine embroidered in white, yellow and green silk floss a floral and leaf design; there is one compartment inside.
Credit Line: Gift of Herbert D. Halsey
Object Number: 1941.26
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Marks: stamped: on top of clasp: "BREVETE"

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This purse belonged to Elizabeth Francis Reboul.