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Men's Bargello Purse

before 1767
3 3/4 in. x 5 1/4 in. x 1/2 in.

Abigail Marvin,

Object Type: Clothing and Accessories
Medium and Support: wool on canvas with a sterling silver clasp
Credit Line: Florence Griswold Museum; Gift of the Estate of David Parsons Samson, Jr. in Honor of the Centennial
Accession Number: 1997.16.1
This rare men's work purse, the precursor to a modern day briefcase, was made for Marshfield Parsons by his second wife. Parsons ran a tavern in Old Lyme at the time of the American Revolution. He was a Colonel. Abigail died in 1782 at age 35.

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1997.16.2

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