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Needlebook with envelope form, covered on the front, back, and front flap with fragments of pink and brown striped silk, the pink stripes brocaded with white sprigs of flower buds, edged with gold pressed papers, and with a purple ribbon attached at lower center of the front flap. The interior is lined with yellow pressed paper, and features a pincushion and a flap of white felt with pinked edges for needles.

Date

ca. 1815-1825


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Material/Technique

Silk, wool, paper


Dimensions

Overall: 3 3/4 in. × 2 3/4 in. × 3/4 in. (9.53 cm × 6.99 cm × 1.91 cm)


Credit

Purchased with funds provided by the Connoisseur Society of Mount Vernon, 2016


Object Number

W-5495


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