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History & Notes: This wallet belonged to Samuel Riggs, son of Idaho pioneer and legislator, Henry C. Riggs. Samuel donated the wallet to the Idaho State Historical Society in 1951.
Description: Leather wallet with tooled scenes of animals in tooled frames. Linen lining. Leather strap folds over and through perforation in leather to keep wallet closed. "Sam S Riggs" is stamped on wallet.
Object Number: 1951.011.0012
Object: wallet
Category: Personal Gear
Circa: 1900
Materials: leather, linen
Donor: Sam Riggs

Additional Images

Inside view of Riggs wallet from the 1900s
Front view of Riggs wallet from the 1900s
Back view (closed latch) of Riggs wallet from the 1900s
Back view (open latch) of Riggs wallet from the 1900s
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