Purse Maker: R. Blackington and Company (1862–1967)

Medium

Sterling silver, blue glass

Dimensions

14 1/4 × 6 11/16 in. (36.2 × 17 cm)

Credit Line

Yale University Art Gallery

Accession Number

1988.84.1

Culture
Period

19th–20th century

Classification
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Provenance

Provenance

Found in storage and accessioned into the permanent collection in 1988.
Bibliography

  • Erin E. Eisenbarth, Baubles, Bangles, and Beads: American Jewelry from Yale University, 1700–2005 (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2005), 8, checklist, no. 35.
  • "Acquisitions 1988," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (Spring 1989): 105.

Object copyright
Additional information

Object/Work type

purses (bags)

Marks

"STERLING. B (crossed by a sword)/ 2792" all incuse, struck on inside of frame

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