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Wool Needlework Pocketbook

Auction:
2255
Lot:
203
Sold for:
$2,938$2,500

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2255
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 07, 2004 11:00AM

Description:

Wool Needlework Pocketbook, America, 18th century, single pocketbook closed with a flap with a wavy edge, crewel embroidered wool yarns in shades of blue, rust, tan, and cream worked in a fish-scale pattern, two section interior with black-glazed wool lining, the edges bound with burnt orange wool-twill tape, (minor wear and losses), 5 1/4 x 8 3/8 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Keywords

Embroidery, Notions, Pocketbook, Seams, Textile arts, Twill, Twill tape, Wool

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