Deadwood History – Artifact of the Day

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Object
Name Purse
Date
1910s
Other Name
Lucile’s Gold Pocketbook
Description
Square gold-colored metal hinged box with rounded edges. Chain handle attached at top by two metal loops–one on each side of purse top at opening. Inside covered in grey cloth that is sewn to form pockets to hold money, trinkets, etc. Engraved on metal along one inside edge, “STERLING 1621.” Outside surface has vertical running stripes design. Engraved circle with “LAS” monogrammed initials inside.

Belonged to Lucile Adams.

Collection
Historic Adams House Collection


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