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Change purse

ca. 1860

Silver, leather, cardboard, grosgrain, silk

2 1/8 × 1/2 × 3/4 in. (5.398 × 1.27 × 1.905 cm, 43 g)
Gift of Carl R. Kossack, B.S. 1931, M.A. 1933
1985.84.163
Geography: 
Made in United States
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Apparel/Costume
Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1985–1987,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 40, no. 2 (Spring 1988): 50.

Erin E. Eisenbarth, Baubles, Bangles, and Beads American Jewelry from Yale University, 1700-2005 (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2005), checklist, no. 32.

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.