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Woman's chatelaine bag

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Small chatelaine pocket made of connected rings, crocheted in black yarn, with a black velvet strap with three bows, and plated silver fittings.

Provenance

Inherited by Winifred Blair Spurr, donor's mother, from her mother Flora Hobbs; Inherited by donor, June 2003; Gift to the MFA, June 23, 2004

Credit Line

Gift of Jeffrey B. Spurr in memory of Winifred B. Spurr

American, 1890s

Object Place

New Hampshire, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 22.9 x 10.2 cm (9 x 4 in.)

Accession Number

2004.500

Medium or Technique

Crocheted silk velvet and yarn with plated silver fittings

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment