- Sold for:
- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2922M
- Date / Time :
- August 14, 2016 10:00AM
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.
Some wear and fraying to the binding, especially at the folds, small areas of loss to the embroidery.
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