Crewelwork Pocketbook

Date

1740-1790

GUSN

GUSN-2959

Description

Canvaswork pocketbook of envelope form with deep flap, the outside embroidered in oval squares of red, yellow, green and purple; the side is lined with rose-colored worsted wool with 2 compartments; wear to reverse

Details

Descriptive Terms

purses (ladies' accessories)
crewelwork (visual works)
accessories
canvas
embroidering
hand sewing
thread
wool (textile)
worsted
thread
Wool
Coated Canvas
Worsted
Fiddle Thread
Embroidered
Machine Sewn
PURSE

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

5 x 8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1419