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Object ID 1915.001.003
Object Name Wallet
Collection Costume and Accessories
Credit line Gift of John Mongar
Year Range from 1800
Year Range to 1810
Description Hand-sewn, needlework wallet with three interior compartments that is worked in a flame stitch on double mesh canvas in shades of red, rose, purple, green, gold, rust, brown, blue and black. The lining is loosely woven red wool.
Dimensions W-5 L-7.75 D-1.5 inches
Dimension Details closed dimensions; 10 1/4" wide when open.
Owned Lafayette ?
Provenance According to the donor, this wallet once belonged to Lafayette but this story cannot be substantiated.
Subjects Clothing & dress
Needlework
Wallets
People Lafayette, Marquis De
Search Terms Needlework
Lafayette
Wallets
Nineteenth Century
Material Wool on canvas