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Description

White cotton ground embroidered in cross-stitch; central motif in pale orange & brick red w/ pale green leaves; bordered by potted plant w/ small blue flowers, pale green branches, beige pot & larger flower. Geometric border at top; blue cotton cord handles.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1900
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
embroidering
stitching
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Embroidered
embroidering
floral patterns
Geometric Floral
Hand Stitched
PURSE
purses (ladies' accessories)
stitching
stylization
Women's personal gear
Accession Number
1969.5333
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
13044

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