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The Silverstein Collection

November 5, 2007 – November 6, 2007

Lot #668
Temp #00181
DepartmentTextiles
Sold For $275.00   (hammer price)
 $316.25   (price including buyer's premium)
Last Updated November 6, 2007

Description

ANTIQUE HAND-EMBROIDERED SILK POCKETBOOK Mid-18th Century
Light brown Swiss dot silk embroidered with metallic gold thread. Each side with a single flower and foliate border. Pocketbook opens to reveal two pockets with flap enclosures, each with foliate border and single flower. Pink silk lining to interior pockets. Good condition for its age, with some slight stains. Silk worn near upper corners. Interior in better condition than exterior. 8 x 6 opened.

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