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Object ID 1932.007
Object Name Purse
Collection Costume and Accessories
Credit line Gift of Mrs. L. S. Townsend
Date 1799
Description Hand-stitched, colorful needlework purse with a green silk lining. The outside is worked with a yellow diamond grid pattern that has embroidered strawberry motifs at the center of each square. The top band along the inside is worked in cross stitch with "S.Ware 1799." There are two interior compartments.
Dimensions W-4 L-7.25 D-0.375 inches
Dimension Details Closed dimensions
Owned Townsend family
Subjects Textiles
Needlework
Search Terms Purses
Needlework
S.Ware
Eighteenth Century
Material Wool embroidery; silk lining; cardboard