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Purse (USA), late 18th century

This is a Purse. It is dated late 18th century and we acquired it in 1960. Its medium is wool embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in brick stitch on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Rollin Stickle. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Rollin Stickle.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 24.1 x 17.8 cm (9 1/2 x 7 in.)

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Purse (USA), late 18th century; wool embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 24.1 x 17.8 cm (9 1/2 x 7 in.); Gift of Mrs. Rollin Stickle; 1960-153-5

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