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Needlework Wallet

Auction:
3278M
Lot:
226
Sold for:
$4,613$3,750

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3278M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 11, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Needlework Wallet, America, dated 1766, stitched with floral decoration and geometric patterns against a green background, opening with four pockets with shaped flaps and "AB 1766," lined in fine green wool, with several mid-19th century receipts from members of the Merrit family, Port Chester, New York, ht. 3 3/4, wd. 6 3/4 in.

Provenance: Lillian Cogan, Farmington, Connecticut, October 1978.
Estimate $1,000-1,500


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