LADY'S LEATHER & SILK RETICULE, 1810-1820s

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  • Lot: 54
  • October 24, 2018 NYC
  • New York City
Hunter green goat skin purse, button flap, silk taffeta sides & strap, brown & gold printed cotton lining, W 9.5" x H 8", (tiny stain on bottom, small fade on silk) excellent; t/w small wood sewing box, W 7" x L 4.5", & sewing notions. PROVENANCE: Emily Johnston, 1851-1942, m. Robert W de Forest, 1848-1931, both from prominent 19th C NYC families. This reticule likely belonged to Emily Johnston de Forest's grandmother.

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  • Price Realized: $ 570.00
  • Category: Beaded Bags
  • Era: 1800-1850

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