Historical information

This purse is believed to be a handmade one-off item made for domestic or display use. Item is in pristine condition.

Significance

This purse or money bag is representative of an everyday item similar to those used through the centuries for the convenience of carrying coins and other small, personal effects. Similar items were used by both men and women. The leather fabric is a readily available, strong and long lasting material.

Physical description

Coin purse, rectangular shape, brown leather, with tie and metal ring closure.

Inscriptions & markings

None