Pocketbook

  • Category:

    Textiles (Needlework)

  • Creator (Role):

    Sarah Sharples (Possible maker or owner)

  • Place of Origin:

    Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1780

  • Techniques:

    Embroidered (Irish stitch), Canvaswork, Woven (plain), Sewn

  • Museum Object Number:

    2015.0009.012 A


  • Complete Details



Object Number

2015.0009.012 A

Object Name

Pocketbook

Category

Textiles (Needlework)

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of R. Marshall Phillips in memory of John Marshall Phillips

Creator (Role)

Sarah Sharples (Possible maker or owner)
Sarah Sharples was the mother of Mary (Gregg) Walter and grandmother of James Walter who married Rebecca Taylor in 1834. They were parents of Jos J Walter, father of Isabella Walter Phillips

Place of Origin

Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Origin Notes

Probably.

Date

1780

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Inscription; Under enclosure; "SS / 1780" (embroidered thread)

Techniques

Embroidered (Irish stitch), Canvaswork, Woven (plain), Sewn

Construction Description

Hand-embroidered

Dimensions (inches)

Dimensions (centimeters)

Object Description

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