Embroidered Pocket Book, England, ca. 1780


Embroidered card case made in England circa 1780, using silk queen stitch embroidery in a diamond strawberry pattern on linen canvas. The silk twist embroidery threads are pink, green, blue, red, gold, yellow and orange. The folded case is lined with pink silk.

Date Made: 1780Associated Date: 1780

Maker: unknown

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United Kingdom: EnglandWhere Made: United Kingdom: England

Subject: EmbroideryLinenSilkNeedlework


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Credit Line: Mrs. James W. Pinchot

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.E351637Accession Number: 115408Catalog Number: E351637

Object Name: pocketbookcard case, embroiderypocketbookpocketbook, embroidery

Physical Description: silk (embroidery material)linen canvas (overall base material)silk (overall lining material)Measurements: overall closed: 6 3/4 in x 4 7/8 in; 17.145 cm x 12.3825 cmoverall open: 6 3/4 in x 12 1/2 in; 17.145 cm x 31.75 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-1534-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1833100

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