1875 Approximate
Grandmother Wert's Purse. Material: textile. Size: 10" W. x 12 1/2" L. Description: purple and black velvet silk - black cotton sateen lining - pouch-shaped design - purple velvet top half - black velvet bottom half - 1" W. black ribbon drawstring threaded around top.
Note with bag: "Used by Grandma Wert, mother of Mrs. J. F. Clayton. Born in 1833." Woman's Accessories.