Double pocketbook

American (New England)
1779
Maker Williams Cushings


Object Place: New England, United States

Dimensions

19.5 x 13 cm (7 11/16 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

53.2287

Medium or Technique

Wool embroidery on linen canvas ground with wool plain weave and serge linings and wool twill binding tape

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Man’s(?) embroidered pocketbook of two double envelopes; outsidecovered with canvas embroidered in Hungarian point with polychrome crewels, in irregular zig-zag design; name Williams Cushings 1779 embroidered in cross stitch at top; lined with red glazed wool; bound with rose wool tape.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Eleanor E. Barry