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Wall Pocket

Description

One linen and cotton (?) wall pocket; tan, brown and red checkered pattern. Overall shape is oblong with a semi-circular bottom pocket. Pocket is gathered by linen (?) ribbon. Oblong area is a 'fake pocket' - i.e. open on both ends. Piece is hand sewn with linen (?) thread. Top has a little "hooded" area- possibly where it was hung from. The 'fake pocket' is lined on one with linen (?) backing.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
Late 19th C
Material
cotton (textile)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Checked
checker pattern
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Pocket, Wall
wall pockets
Women's personal gear
Dimensions
14 x 5 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1995.492
Credit Line
Bequest of Elsie Allen
GUSN
10501

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