Leather Case Wallet

Description
This is a brown, leather envelope type wallet with a top flap and gold letters embossed on the inside. The top flap extends into a long strap that encircles the wallet, sliding through two flat loops in order to close the wallet. The gold letters on the inside read “Golden Dearth, Bristol, R.I.” Dearth carried this wallet with him during the War of 1812.
date made
1750-1875
user
Dearth, Golden
used in
United States: Rhode Island, Bristol
Physical Description
leather (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 4 in x 7 in; 10.16 cm x 17.78 cm
ID Number
CS.039014
catalog number
039014
accession number
113420
Credit Line
Bequest from the Misses Long
related event
War of 1812
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Home and Community Life: Costume
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American Enterprise
Exhibition
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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