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Flame-stitch Pocketbook

Auction:
2922M
Lot:
14
Sold for:
$3,998$3,250

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2922M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 14, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Flame-stitch Pocketbook, possibly Newbury, Massachusetts, c. 1766, the exterior stitched with multicolored zigzag pattern, bound on the edges with green wood twill-woven tape, opening to four pockets lined in green linen, the flap of one embroidered "Ieremia Pearson 1766," ht. 4 1/4, wd. 8 in.

Note: Genealogical research indicates that there was a Jeremiah Pearson who lived in Newbury, Massachusetts, born February 4, 1740, and died December 11, 1816.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Some wear and fraying to the binding, especially at the folds, small areas of loss to the embroidery.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Pearson, Embroidery, Newbury

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