Book of embroidery patterns
American (Massachusetts, Lexington)
early 19th century
Object Place: Lexington, Massachusetts, USA
23.3 x 17.7 cm (9 3/16 x 6 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Bound in board and leather
Not On View
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.
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.
Gift of Mrs. Joseph W. Lund