Pocket-book

American
18th–19th century


Dimensions

11.5 x 12.5 x 3.5 cm (4 1/2 x 4 15/16 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

44.386

Medium or Technique

Silk embroidery, paper card, and silk lining

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Pocket-book. exterior worked in Queen Anne or rococco stitch in much faded green, white, red and other silk yarns, forming a lattice pattern. Interior of unpatterned green silk with two gusseted pockets. Initials “H(/?) S” on flap. Worn.

Provenance

"From Early American trunk"

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection