Medium: wool on linen ground Technique: brick stitch embroidery on plain weave | 18th century

Unknown Maker

Envelope-shaped purse with flame stitch embroidery in wool in shades of red, blue, and brown. Lined with rose colored linen.

Credit: Gift of Harvey Smith
Object: 1967-53-1

Image and text © Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, 2020
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