Object Details

Image courtesy of Rhode Island Historical Society

Unknown, unfinished pocketbook, n.d.

Sampler Archive ID: SA000086
Maker: Unknown
Maker Birthplace: Unknown
Maker Age: Unknown
Place Made: Unknown
Year Made: Unknown
Decade Made: Unsure
Owner: Rhode Island Historical Society
Accession Number: 1991.62.8
Object Credit: Gift of Mr. Edward D. Greer, 1991-12-03
Contributor: Rhode Island Historical Society

Physical Characteristics

Object type: , pocket book or needle case
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Tall rectangle
Object Dimensions: 8.75 H x 6.25 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: There is no frame.
Borders: None
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: None
Enclosures: None
Text types:
Text medium:
Motifs/Symbols: Floral and plant
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Black, Blue, Gold, Orange, Pink, Red, Tan
Thread Condition: Borders: Intact
Symbols: Intact
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Queen or rococo, Close HerringboneLoop fringe, small section of herringbone just above left center edge, fringe stitching at upper right
Thread Count: Vertical: 27
Horizontal: 31

Maker History

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Birth Name: Unknown
Birth Location:
City: unknown
County: unknown
State: unknown
Death Date:
Death Location:
Parents: Mother: Birth: Death:
Father: Birth: Death:

Object History

Previous Owners:

Name: Mr. Edward D. Greer, 1991
Relation to maker: Unknown


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