Circa 1870-Circa 1890
A dark green snakeskin purse edged at the top and sides with silver metal that curls in a shape at the top and contains four ring hooks to hold a chain handle (which is missing). The upper corners are decorated with a filigree design, and it has a narrow loop over-lock clasp. The inside contains a metal -edged chain purse with a lift ledge clasp, two flap pockets and a stamp or card pocket. The metal bears the maker's marks.
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