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Wool Needlework Pocketbook

Auction:
2255
Lot:
204
Sold for:
$2,468$2,100

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

Description:

Wool Needlework Pocketbook, America, 1790, double pocketbook worked in Irish stitch in a diamond pattern with geometric centers in shades of green, red, yellow and blue, cross stitch lettering "BENJAMIN PIERCE 1790," olive green glazed wool lining and wool-twill tape edging, (minor losses), folded 4 5/8 x 9 in.
Estimate $600-800

Keywords

BENJAMIN PIERCE, Cross-stitch, Embroidery, Textile arts, Twill tape

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