Mary McFadden Clam Shell Style Beaded Evening Bag


Mary McFadden finery. A perfect marriage of art and function. This sensational "clam shell" style evening bag is so beautifully detailed and rich in color and texture that it could easily put on display. The iridescent bugle beads reflect a golden bronze to copper tones. The geometric motif is beaded in a rich brown which matches the silk cord strap. Easy snap closure. Purse is trimmed in a bronze-golden leather trim. Condition: mint with little or no wear.

Dimension: 6"W x 5-1/2" H


In the world of fashion design Mary McFadden is known as a "design archaeologist" Her designs are forward, innovative and unique. Mary's talent was discovered through her keen eye of color and art, integrating the many designs she saw during her many world travels to exotic locations like Indonesia and Central Africa. Her love affair with textiles is apparent in her fashion and accessories. Mary favors simple, easy lines and places the story in the fabric which allows a great deal more freedom in creating her ethnic designs. Her pieces are considered in the fashion industry "works of art." Mary McFadden's closed her couture fashion house in 2002, but her highly recognizable stylized fashions and accessories continue to be coveted by those who have admired her artistic works of wearable art.

Item ID: HB-112R

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Gender: Female, Age Group: Adult, Color: brown / rust, Size: S-M

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