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Object ID 1897.014
Object Name Wallet
Collection Costume and Accessories
Credit line Gift of S. W. Comegys
Date 1774
Description Hand-sewn, needlework wallet worked in bargello with a colorful pattern of overlapping diamonds in red, yellow, green, blue, and brown. It has blue twill tape edging. The wallet folds in half and there are four interior compartments. One of the inside edges is embroidered in red with "John Comegys His Book / Made in the year / 1774."

Dimensions H-4.75 W-7.25 inches
Dimension Details 4 3/4 X 7 1/4 in (closed)
Owned John Comegys
Used John Comegys
Subjects Needlework
Clothing & dress
Search Terms Wallets
John Comegys
Eighteenth Century
Material Wool embroidery; silk lining; cardboard