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American Decorative Arts
Maker: Mary Wright Alsop, American, 1740–1829
Honorand: Mary Wright Alsop, American, born 1815

Purse

1816

Knitted silk

3 × 2 1/2 in. (7.6 × 6.4 cm)
Bequest of Emily H. Chauncey
1960.1.6
Geography: 
Made in Middletown, Connecticut
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Apparel/Costume
Provenance: 

Knitted for Mary Wright Alsop, b. 1815 by her grandmother, Mary Wright Alsop (1740-1829). Accompanied by a note.

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