06-05-2005 06-05-2005
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2295 Boston
June 5, 2005 11:00 AMCalender

Wool Needlework Pocketbook

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2295 Location: Boston Date / Time: June 05, 2005 11:00AM


Wool Needlework Pocketbook, America, mid to late 18th century, Irish stitched double pocketbook which opens to four compartments, the exterior stitched with carnation-like flowers done in wool yarns in shades of red, yellow, purple and blue on a dark red ground with brown and black outline, lined in deep pink glazed wool,and bound with deep pink twill tape, (minor losses), 4 3/4 x 8 in. (closed).
Estimate $600-800