Pocketbook

American (New England)
1725–75


Object Place: United States, New England

Dimensions

12 x 19 x 3.1 cm (4 3/4 x 7 1/2 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

64.2019

Medium or Technique

Wool embroidery on linen with wool lining and wool twill tape binding

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Crewels on linen canvas. Worked with yellow, white, brown, tan and shades of red, green, blue and purple yarns on a dark green background in tent stitch. Original pink tape edging and lining. Design on back shows one animal on either side of a large central flower. On front is an over-all floral design. Condition farily good but green ground deteriorating in some areas.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. S. A. Biggin