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American Decorative Arts
Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
Maker: R. Blackington and Company, 1862–1967

Purse

ca. 1890–1930

Sterling silver, blue glass

14 1/4 × 6 11/16 in. (36.2 × 17 cm)
Yale University Art Gallery
1988.84.1
Geography: 
Manufactured in North Attleboro, Massachusetts, United States
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th–20th century
Classification: 
Apparel/Costume
Provenance: 

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

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1988,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (Spring 1989): 105.

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.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.