early 18th century
Object Place: England
39.7 x 27.5 cm (15 5/8 x 10 13/16 in. )
Medium or Technique
Linen, wool, silk; embroidery: silk on quilted linen
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A pocket, quilted on white linen ground with green silk thread backstitch vermiform design and embroidered with polychrome silks in chain stitch design of shepherdess with two sheep, with butterflies, pineapple plant, and variety of blossoms in background; pocket backed with fustian (now much stained with brown spots), front of pocket lined with linen, edges bound with green silk tape.
Gift of Mrs. William N. Bourne to MFA, May 14, 1953.
Gift of Mrs. William N. Bourne