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August 11, 2013 10:00 AMCalender

Wool Needlework Wallet

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Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2669MLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: August 11, 2013 10:00AM


Wool Needlework Wallet, probably New England, c. 1768, envelope-shaped pocketbook with two dividers, worked in the Irish stitch in a diamond pattern in shades of green, red, blue, and yellow, stitched initials and date "MxB 1768," with red silk lining, and light blue wool twill tape edging, (losses),folded dimensions 3 1/2 x 6 1/4 in.
Estimate $300-600

Scattered wool yarn stich losses mostly to the exterior and edging, loss to silk lining at the interior center.

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