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Description

Reed, leaf and bead motif on frame. Blue and white beaded bag marked "1836" and "GWA". Diamond motifs w/ "V" pattern at bottom and bronze colored beaded tassles.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1836
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
cloth
gilding
metal
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Beaded
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
cloth
gilding
Gilt
metal
PURSE
purses (ladies' accessories)
Synthetic Fabric
Unidentified Metal
Dimensions
5.375 x 3.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.451
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
25511

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