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Embroidered Wool and Silk Needle Case

Auction:
2230
Lot:
292
Sold for:
$2,703$2,300

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Auction:
Sale #2230 - 2230
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 22, 2004 11:00AM

Description:

Embroidered Wool and Silk Needle Case, probably Philadelphia, 1764, elongated rectangle, wool yarns with Irish stitch worked in a flame design in shades of red, yellow, blue, and green, one end stitched "LM 1764," silk-bound edges and lining, (wear, small losses, reinforcement stitches), 13 3/4 x 3 3/4 in.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Keywords

Philadelphia, Embroidery, Knitting, Needlework, Silk, Wool, Yarn