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Work Bag

1800 - 1825
Origin: America
8 3/4" x 9"
Gift of Anonymous Donors
Acc. No. 1971-3524
White drawstring bag embroidered on each side with different centered sprigs. Border of interlacing circles on one side, wave motif on the other. Double rows of cord quilting on 3 sides. Tape loops at top to form drawstring. Stitches: French knots, Boullion knots, outling, seed stitch, padded satin stitch.
Provenance:Tagged "Wallace Nutting Collection/Wentworth-Gardner House, Portsmouth, N.H." Asecond tag reads "White linen embroidered pin cushion laced together at top by bobbinet, signed Caroline ( /) (Evans 2 think) Wallace Nutting in the Wentworth Gardner House Portsmouth N.H.