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Date
1835 – 1905
Material
fibre, silk; metal
Catalogue Number
103.08.0086
Description
A long narrow netted grey silk evening bag with metallic beads laced in the netting. The beading becomes quite heavy at the bottom. The purse has a beaded tassel and a slit opening in the side with two angular metal rings that slip over the purse and secure its contents. Two Canadian ten cent co…
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Title
Purse
Date
1835 – 1905
Material
fibre, silk; metal
Dimensions
37.5 cm
Description
A long narrow netted grey silk evening bag with metallic beads laced in the netting. The beading becomes quite heavy at the bottom. The purse has a beaded tassel and a slit opening in the side with two angular metal rings that slip over the purse and secure its contents. Two Canadian ten cent coins dated 1911 and 1917 were found inside this purse.
Subject
households
social customs
crafts
beadwork
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0086
Images
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