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Purse
Gift of Mrs. Robert B. Houghton; Costume, Division of Social History, National Museum of American History

Purse

Date: mid 1800's
Accession #: 278618
Credit: Gift of Mrs. Robert B. Houghton; Costume, Division of Social History, National Museum of American History

Dimensions / Weight

Dimensions: 8" H x 6" W x 0.75" D

Physical Description

Velvet, beaded drawstring bag with floral motif.

General History

This is the type of accessory a woman spying for the Confederacy might have carried.


Keywords

Country: United States
War: Civil War
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