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Purses

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Enameled metal mesh purse

Enameled metal mesh purse

Whiting & Davis Co., 1928, Gift of Hilda Lease Jay (1999.979)

Beaded purse

Beaded purse

Maker unknown, ca. 1900, Gift of Marjorie Siegel (1986.114)

Woven metal and plastic box purse

Woven metal and plastic box purse

Dorset-Rex, ca. 1955, Gift of Junia Lee Davis Campbell (2003.283)

Clutch crazy-quilt motif purse of silk satin and other fabrics with rhinestones, applique, and embroidery

Clutch crazy-quilt motif purse of silk satin and other fabrics with rhinestones, applique, and embroidery

Judith Leiber, circa 1989. Gift of Anne H. Bass (1992.58 A-F)

Knitted beaded purse

Knitted beaded purse

Maker unknown, ca. 1920, Gift of Mrs. Agnes McNutt Kricker (1954.378)

Silk and cotton velvet purse with steel beads

Silk and cotton velvet purse with steel beads

Maker unknown, ca. 1860, Gift of Rita Lucien (19.699)

Cowhide and fur purse

Cowhide and fur purse

Maker unknown, 1950s-1960s, Gift of Harry Downs (1988.133)

Snakeskin purse with lapis and jade

Snakeskin purse with lapis and jade

Judith Lieber, ca. 1988, Gift of Anne H. Bass (1990.51)

Woven steel-bead purse on plastic frame

Woven steel-bead purse on plastic frame

Maker unknown, early 20th century, Found in Collection (2008.170)

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