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Object ID # 1959.008.008
Object Name Purse
Title Beaded Mesh Coin Purse
Lexicon category 3: Personal Artifacts
Date c. 1890
Year Range from 1885
Year Range to 1895
Artist Unknown
Made Unknown
Place of Origin Unknown
Description Steel-beaded push-knob coin purse, circa 1890. Could be a child's. The frame is rounded in shape, as it the pouch area. There is a small suspension ring that suggests that once could have attached it to a chatelaine or something else. The beads appear to be cut-steel which were popular in the late 19th-century.
Provenance This item is believed to be circa 1890, and had it first belonged to Miss Christina Eydt (b. 1862-d. 1926).
It subsequently belonged to her sister, Rosina Hartwich (neƩ Eydt). In 1959, she was 80 years old and resided at 513 21st St. West, Owen Sound, Grey County.

Collection Personal Gear
Material Metal/Fabric/Thread
Found Grey County, Ontario
People Eydt, Louis

Eydt, Christina
Subjects Coins
Beads
Purses
Search Terms Moggie
Holland Township