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Coin Purse - Silver Fabric, circa 1930-1939 Object Reg. No: SH 890176

Summary:
Small coin purse of silver fabric, made circa 1930-1939. Found in small downstairs storeroom at Simpson's Glove Factory, Richmond, 1989. This purse is a poignant reminder of a time when every penny counted.
Description:
Small purse made from silver fabric, lined with pale tan suede. Gold frame with square knob catch. Gold piping along seams on outside.
Acquisition Information:
Cultural Gifts Donation from Mr Alistair Mitchell, 1989
Acknowledgement:
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 6.00 cm (Height), 9.00 cm (Width)

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Tagged with: clothing accessories, great depression 1929-1939, trades, women s clothing accessories
Themes this item is part of: Simpson's Gloves Collection, Clothing & Textiles Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
On Display at: Melbourne Museum
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Clothing Accessories
Tertiary Classification: sample products
Place & Date Used: Richmond North, Victoria, Australia, 1930-1939

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