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1991.1425 (RS997)

Description

Oblong, off-white, linen pocket, embroidered with flowering vines in light blue silk threads; the top and opening are piped with a heavy blue printed cotton; ties are of striped linen tape.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1760-1800
Inscriptions
In embroidery under the front opening are the initials, ""A & B.""
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
embroidering
linen (material)
printing (process)
silk (textile)
Object type
Personal Gear; Personal Carrying & Storage Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Bag, Carrying
cotton (textile)
embroidering
linen (material)
Pocket
pockets (costume accessories)
Pouch, Carrying
printing (process)
silk (textile)
Dimensions
16 1/2 x 10 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1425
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2935

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