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ENAMELED PURSE HANDLE

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

The rectangular metal purse handle with long black enamel bands on the front with orange, green, blue, and red floral details at the center and corners. A flat rectangular enameled metal bar hangs down from the center of the handle attached via a hinge. A metal chain for carrying is secured at either end of the handle. The back of the handle has been engraved with a wave pattern on three sides except for the corners which are blank.

Object name:
ENAMELED PURSE HANDLE
Made from:
metal -- enamel
Date made:
1910-1930
Size:
(with chain): 2 × 5 × 5 1/2 in. (5.1 × 12.7 × 14 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
2014.10.13
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973