Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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handbag
  • United States
  • handbag, circa 1880s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton, silk, macrame
  • Object Height/Width: 254 x 207 cm
    Object Height/Width: 10 x 8 1/8 in
  • Gift of Mrs. Joseph C. Pence
  • Not on display
  • 1991.0113
Description

Macramé handbag made with three-ply commercial cotton string; unworked fringe at bottom; bag originally lined with double layer of silk, lavender on the outside and off-white on the inside.