Purse

Production date
1842
Description
A purse made with needlepoint. It has a brass-coloured metal opening and clasp. A fine brass-coloured metal chain is attached to either end of the opening. The main body is embroidered with brown around the outside and two roses (one red and the other purple) in the middle.
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Artist/Maker
Production role
Maker
Production date
1842
Production period
Credit line
This bag was made by Elizabeth Smart on the voyage of the 'Blenheim' to New Plymouth in 1842. Elizabeth married Dr Roger Sherrif Low.
Accession number
TM2002.124

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