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PINK FLORAL SILK PURSE

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

Round silk purse of light pink silk taffeta with central medallion of multiple layers of light pink net, pink, yellow, and gold lined ribbon and three large silk roses-one each of red, light pink, and bright pink with two silk leaves-one green and one yellow. Purse is made from a square with all four corners turned up. Two of the corners have large light pink silk roses while the others have two large bright pink roses. Purse is edged in ribbon with pink, yellow, and gold lines and light pink net. Interior had pocket as well. Adjustable ties through a gathered channel are made of the same pink, yellow, and gold lined ribbon with bows and large red silk roses on the end.

Object name:
PINK FLORAL SILK PURSE
Made from:
silk taffeta --silk --netting
Date made:
1900-1930
Size:
10 ½” diameter of hat; adjust pull strings about 10 ½” and 7” respectably

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
2014.7.14
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973