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Description

Embroidered - red ground with floral trail - scrolling leaves; green tape border; lined with red silk; interior pocket; rounded flap - stiffened or cardboard interlining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1740-1760
Location of origin
Jerusalem, Israel
Associated Building
Used At Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.). Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
crewelwork (technique)
embroidering
silk (textile)
wool (textile)
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
accessories
crewelwork (technique)
Crewelworked
Embroidered
embroidering
floral patterns
Floral Trail
Silk
silk (textile)
WALLET
wallets
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
3 x 5.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.523
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
50473

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