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Small Needlework Pocketbook

Auction:
2195
Lot:
1082
Sold for:
$441$375

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Auction:
Sale #2195 - 2195
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 02, 2002 11:00AM

Description:

Small Needlework Pocketbook, probably America, 1818, silk and wool yarns, Irish stitch worked in a diamond and zig-zag design in shades of red, green, and brown, the initials HJB and 1818 in cross stitch under the flap, light red silk lining with divider, edged in black woven silk tape, (wear, fading), 2 1/2 x 3 in.
Estimate $400-600

Keywords

Cross-stitch, Embroidery, Silk, Textile arts