Pocketbook cover

American
1750–80


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

29 x 23 cm (11 7/16 x 9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

62.508

Medium or Technique

Linen canvas with wool embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Crewels on linen in a so-called “flamestitch.” Yellow, white, dark blue, green, orange and light blue yarns. At top in a dark blue field, the name DOROTHY PACKARD is embroidered with white crewels in cross-stitch. Remains of pinks and ercu linen on back. Condition good.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Penelope B. Noyes