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Object ID # 1959.002.026
Object Name Purse
Lexicon category 3: Personal Artifacts
Year Range from 1900
Year Range to 1920
Made Unknown
Place of Origin Unknown
Description Woman's black satin, drawstring pouch purse with attached crochet loops. Gold satin lining inside. Black satin ribbon handle. Semi-circular shaped bag. Black crochet covering metal loops are scattered about the outside. Handsewn.
Provenance Formerly used about 1910 by Mrs. John McKay (neé Margaret Murray), of Arnott, Holland Township, Grey County. Last owned by her maternal grand-daughter, Jean Reid (neé Givens).
Collection Personal Gear
Material Cotton/Metal/Satin
Dimensions W-16.8 L-17.4 D-1.5 cm
Found Grey County, Ontario
People McKay, John

Reid, Jean
Givens, Mary Ann
Subjects Purses

Crocheting