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Book of embroidery patterns

American (Massachusetts, Lexington)
early 19th century


Object Place: Lexington, Massachusetts, USA

Dimensions

23.3 x 17.7 cm (9 3/16 x 6 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.431

Medium or Technique

Bound in board and leather

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Books

Book of embroidery patterns. Also poems and recipes. Embroidery patterns appear to be for skirt and blouse borders, collars and small decorations for clothes. Bound in board and leather. Condition good.

Provenance

Said to have belonged to Mary Meriams of The Homestead, Lexington, Mass (which was previously the Buckman Tavern). She died at the age of 92. She was an ancesstress of Mr. Lund.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Joseph W. Lund