Research Collections
Date
1830 – 1850
Material
fibre; metal; skin
Catalogue Number
103.08.1102
Description
A small dainty crocheted purse. It is attached to a beautifully made metal clasp with scroll work on each end, "S. M. Potts engraved". The lining is leather, writing "S. M. Potts" and something else illegible.
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Title
Evening Purse
Date
1830 – 1850
Material
fibre; metal; skin
Dimensions
8.0 x 12.0 cm
Description
A small dainty crocheted purse. It is attached to a beautifully made metal clasp with scroll work on each end, "S. M. Potts engraved". The lining is leather, writing "S. M. Potts" and something else illegible.
Subject
households
accessories
needlework
Mary Schaffer
S. M. Potts
Credit
Gift of Charles C. Reid, Banff, Alberta, 1986
Catalogue Number
103.08.1102
Images
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