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purse
Date Made/Found: 1923
Material and Medium: Silver, shammy leather
Dimensions: Overall: 130 × 160mm
Department: Social History
Accession Number: 2010.239
This silver chain purse belonged to Miss Katherine Cuff, who grew up on Glossop Road. Her father, Mr Archibald William Cuff, was a successful surgeon and the family were able to employ a governess and servants. In 1925 Katherine married Henry Willey, who was also a doctor. Katherine used this purse for special occasions such as Masonic Lodge Ladies Nights and balls at the Cutlers’ Hall.
Display Location: In Store
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