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.
date made
1950-1954
used by
Yerger, Margaret Louise Roberts
Yerger, Florence Irene Rhoades
used in
United States: Pennsylvania
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
ID Number
CS.311816.002
catalog number
311816.002
accession number
311816
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret Roberts Yerger
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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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