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Needleworked pocketbook of Robert Frazer, Philadelphia late 18th century - Rectangular case worked with Irish stitch in overall pattern of triangles of roses, worked in wool yarns in shades of green red, pink, yellow, opening to corss stitched panel. Inscribed`Robt Frazer.` note: Robert Frazer (D. 1821) a distinguished Philadelphia lawyer, was the son of renowned Revolutionary General Persifor Frazer and Mary Worrell Taylor Frazer. 6 x 4 1/2 in.

Needleworked pocketbook of Robert Frazer philadelphia late century Rectangular case worked with irish stitch in overall pattern of triangles of roses worked in wool yarns in shades of green red, .

A fine 18th Century N.E. flame stitch pocketbook made for Elizabeth Baldwin born in MA. Baldwin family were among the early settlers of  Saxon origin, descendants of Mitilda, married William the Conqueror.

flame stitch pocketbook made for Elizabeth Baldwin born in MA. Baldwin family were among the early settlers of Saxon origin, descendants of Mitilda, married William the Conqueror.

Pocketbook, carnation pattern, American, ca. 1740-1790, 4" L x 7" W when folded closed

Pocketbook, carnation pattern, American, ca. L x W when folded closed

John Greir, May 8 1778 pocketbook - cross-stitch pattern -  Winterthur Collection

John Greir, May 8 1778 pocketbook - cross-stitch pattern - Winterthur Collection

American Pocketbook:1740-1780 Wool; Silk; Linen; Cardboard; Canvas;Embroidered, Woven (plain), Sewn, Canvaswork

Textiles (Needlework) - Pocketbook - Search the Collection - Winterthur Museum

With My Needle: Work'd Pocketbook

The verse ".is my name and with my needle I wrought the same" was the inspiration for my company name. I hope you'll enjoy stitching my designs.

Designer: Deborah Hill Date: fourth quarter 18th century Culture: American Medium: wool, linen, silk Dimensions: 4 1/2 x 7 in. (11.4 x 17.8 cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Museum Collection Fund, 1950 Accession Number: 2009.300.1835

Purse Deborah Hill Date: fourth quarter century Culture: American Medium: wool, linen, silk Dimensions: 4 x 7 in.

C18th American, wool needlework pocketbook

Wool Needlework Pocketbook, America, century, single pocketbook closed with…

Textiles (Needlework) - Pocketbook, wool

Textiles (Needlework) - Pocketbook - Search the Collection - Winterthur Museum

Purse, late 18th century, Cooper Hewitt Collection, acquired in 1960. A magnificent and charming piece with it's inconsistent motifs. Love it.

Purse, late century Medium: wool embroidery on linen foundation Technique: embroidered in brick.

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