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Object ID # 1973.115.028
Object Name Bag, Clutch
Title Beaded Belt Purse
Lexicon category 3: Personal Artifacts
Date 20th-century
Made Unknown
Place of Origin Unknown
Description Woman's zippered and all-over-beaded belt purse. It is shaped with a curve at the top. It is beaded all over in rows, with black and clear and pearl-like seed and tube beads. There is one pocket inside. No manufacturer's identification is seen. The back side has a beaded vertical strap that would allow one to string the purse onto a belt.
Makers mark None
Provenance Unknown. Last owned by Eleanor W. Rixon, and/or her sister, Laura Rixon, of Owen Sound, Grey County.
Collection Personal Gear
Material Textile / Beads / Zipper / Dye
Dimensions W-19.3 L-10 cm
Found Owen Sound, Grey County
People Rixon, Henry