Wall Pocket

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

Late 19th C

GUSN

GUSN-10501

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

Descriptive Terms

wall pockets
cotton (textile)
checker pattern
Women's personal gear
Cotton
Checked
Pocket, Wall

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

14 x 5 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elsie Allen

Accession Number

1995.492