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Evening Bag
Original Owner:Originally owned by Beatrice Fox , American, 1887 - 1968
Silver mesh with pierced silver frame
Primary Dimensions (length x width x depth): 5 x 5 3/8 x 3/8in. (12.7 x 13.7 x 1cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Richard Koopman
Description: Small silver chain purse with pierced silver frame fastened with a twist knob clasp. The finials on the clasp are made of metal cast in the shape of simple round balls. The metal frame is engraved with a floral decoration including a central urn filled with two flowers. The handle measures thirteen inches and consists of elongated oval loops interwoven with smaller oval loops.
Inscription: Engraved on inside of metal frame: "H. B. F. 1907" for Hannah Beatrice Fox.
Object Number: 1986.214.2
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