02-24-2002 02-24-2002
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA
2128
February 24, 2002 10:00AMCalender
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Small Needlework Purse,

 
Auction: Sale #2128 - 2128 Location: Bolton Date / Time: February 24, 2002 10:00AM

Description:

Small Needlework Purse, late 18th century, four-sided pouch, solidly stitched with silk and metallic threads on silk ground depicting a floral bouquet in a silver basket, worked in shades of red, pink, green, and yellow, each panel edged with metal threads, having pink silk lining, green silk braided drawstring which pulls through tiny metal rings, (minor imperfections), 4 1/2 x 3 in. (flat).

Provenance: From a private needlework collection.
Estimate $800-1,200

From a private needlework collection.

Keywords

metal threads, tiny metal rings