Ann Davis Pocketbook circa 1762

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Origin and date: American 18th centuryLinen count and finished size: 35-count same as the original: 5-3/8″x3-1/2″ folded, and 5-3/8″x 9-7/8″ flat, 10-5/8″x4-1/8″ when flat
Stitches: only cross and Irish stitches used
Source: Old Sturbridge Village

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AMERICAN CANVASWORK POCKETBOOKS FROM THE COLLECTION OF OLD STURBRIDGE VILLAGE THE ANN DAVIS POCKETBOOK CIRCA 1762

 

This flame stitched, single pocketbook, found in Newburyport, Massachusetts, was originally worked in simple Irish stitch, in still-brilliant rainbow hues.

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