Red Kid Purse

Description
This red kid purse is trimmed in red piping and has a silver metal clasp closure. It has a leather covered metal frame and the interior is lined in beige faux suede. An interior side zipper compartment contains a red plastic comb and a calling card. Four yellow metal rivets detail the bottom corners and a horizontal red leather handle is affixed with two yellow metal rivets to the back of the purse body for carrying. Dates from about 1950 to 1954.
Object Name
purse
Object Type
Accessories Carried
Woman
Purse
Bags
date made
1950-1954
used by
Yerger, Margaret Louise Roberts
Yerger, Florence Irene Rhoades
Physical Description
leather (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5 1/4 in x 10 1/4 in; 13.335 cm x 26.035 cm
used in
United States: Pennsylvania
ID Number
CS*311816.002
catalog number
311816.002
accession number
311816
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Home and Community Life: Costume
Clothing & Accessories
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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