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Purse Frames - Silver, circa 1930-1960 Object Reg. No: SH 890607

Summary:
Two silver purse frames used at Simpson's Gloves Factory, circa 1930-1960. They were found in a small downstairs storeroom. Simpson's Gloves was formed in 1924 and produced leather gloves and coats, handbags, helmets and associated leather goods. The company first operated in Smith Street, and subsequently Alexandra Parade, Collingwood, relocating to Victoria Street, Richmond in 1928, where it remained until 1988.
Description:
Two silver metal purse frames, clasp at top.
Acquisition Information:
Cultural Gifts Donation from Mr Alistair Mitchell, 1989
Acknowledgement:
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 5.50 cm (Height), 10.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: women s clothing accessories, trades, glovemaking, leatherworking, clothing accessories
Themes this item is part of: Amos Griffiths Simpson, Glove Manufacturer (1878-1953), Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd, 1924-1988, Production Processes at Simpson's Gloves Factory, Working Life at Simpson's Gloves Factory, Workers at Simpson's Gloves Factory, Simpson's Gloves Collection, Clothing & Textiles Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Clothing Accessories
Tertiary Classification: components & trims
Place & Date Used: Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd, Richmond North, Victoria, Australia, circa 1930-1960

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