Date: 1837

Artist: Mary Carlisle Allen Charles

Measurements: H: 4 1/2"; W: 3 1/4"

Beaded purse. Oval shape. Elaborately scrolled gilt frame and clasp at top. Beading shows a bluebird with flowers on a gray background at top with date 1837 on one side and name “M. Charles” on other, and yellow and green blossoms on a dark red background at the bottom. Gold silk lining.

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