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Knitted, beaded, drawstring handbag with rampant peacock design.

Dorothy Porter Wesley: Changing How Books About Black History are Cataloged

Beaded Drawstring Purse with Peacock Design, Early 20th Century. Anacostia Community Museum, Smithsonian Institution. From the personal collection of Dorothy Porter Wesley, (1905-1995). Maker unknown. Photo: Smithsonian Institution. No Copyright. Each…