Canvaswork Pocketbook, Massachusetts, c. 1750, envelope-shaped folding double pocketbook with silver clasp engraved "Joseph Winslow," the wool yarns worked in the Irish stitch in a zigzag diamond pattern in shades of green, red, blue, and yellow, with green silk lining, and green silk tape edging, (minor losses),folded dimensions 4 3/8 x 8 1/8 in.
Provenance: Purchased from G.W. Samaha, Milan, Ohio, c. 1981.
A few spots with sttich losses mostly on the edges and corners, three corners with loss to the silk edging, minor fraying to the silk lining uder the flap.
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