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Coin Purse, 1920s

Identifier: id75140

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Scope and Contents

One brown coin purse. The coin purse is made of leather and has a metal frame. One side of the purse had been repaired by hand with black thread. There are no identifying marks visible to aid in the determination of the manufacturer. The purse was donated along with 48 coins of various dates and one Civil War Army Corps of Engineers button. The coin purse is in poor condition. The brown leather comprising the purse is badly worn and in many cases torn. The metal frame of the purse is rusted on the interior and severely tarnished and oxidized on the exterior. Gift of Robert Nelson Howard. Image available at Located in Textiles S1, SS1, Box 3. Mss 1926.072.A17


  • Creation: 1920s

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From the Collection: 25 Linear Feet

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository